Super Eagles midfielder Seyi Olofinjana has been appointed as the new technical director of Switzerland’s Grasshopper Club Zurich.
He was most recently a loan manager at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Mr. Olofinjana will take over as Technical Director at Grasshopper Club Zurich with immediate effect and will be in charge of sports.
He will take over as interim sports director from Jimmy Berisha, who will return to his role as Managing Director.
”Olofinjana was active in his career as a player for Stoke City, Hull City and the Wolverhampton Wanderers, among others. After his active career, he worked for the Wolverhampton Wanderers in various positions. Most recently, he worked as a loan manager
“Olofinjana has played 56 times for the Nigerian national team and has two master’s degrees as sports director and project manager. Olofinjana is looking forward to the start in Zurich: “I’m delighted to be part of a historic club like GC. I hope we can re-establish GC at the top of the Super League together.
“Seyi Olofinjana will arrive in Zurich in the next few days. The first thing that will be dealt with is the appointment of a new head coach.
“The Grasshopper Club Zurich welcomes Seyi Olofinjana to Zurich and is looking forward to working together.” a statement on the club website read.