PAOK signs Israel midfielder Natkho


THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) -- Greek club PAOK has signed Israel midfielder Bibras Natkho until the end of the season, with an option to extend his contract further.

The Thessaloiniki club said Wednesday that the 25-year-old Natkho joined after his contract with Russia's Rubin Kazan expired at the end of last year.

PAOK is second in Greece's top flight with 48 points from 21 matches, trailing leaders Olympiakos by 11 points.