Timbers sign MF Franck Songo'o of Cameroon

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Portland Timbers have signed midfielder Franck Songo'o of Cameroon.

Songo'o, who played for Cameroon in the Beijing Olympics, played last season for Spanish side Albacete.

The 24-year-old has played in the top Spanish league as well as in the English Premier League, starting his professional career in 2005 with Portsmouth FC.

Songo'o joined the Timbers as a non-roster player during training camp this season and has four assists in four preseason matches.