John Akinde: Barnet striker signs new contract until 2019

John Akinde
John Akinde has scored 57 goals in 97 games since joining Barnet from Alfreton Town in the summer of 2014

Barnet striker John Akinde has signed a new three-year contract with the League Two club.

The 27-year-old former Bristol City, Crawley and Portsmouth forward scored 24 goals in 48 appearances for the north London side last season.

"He has been a key player and has a vast amount where he can improve his game," manager Martin Allen said.

"It is a massive scoop for us and shows how far the club has come. The chairman deserves credit."