Razvan Lucescu’s men fought back from behind to earn a valuable 1-1 draw against Rui Vitoria’s side in the first leg playoff of the competition.
The former Arsenal player who made his debut in the encounter after replacing Aleksandar Prijovic has taken to the social media to salute the side.
“Debut [accomplished]. Good performance away from home. One last push for qualification,” Akpom tweeted.
The youngster will be aiming to get more playing time in the second leg scheduled for August 29 at Stadio Toumbas.