By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS

Former Nigeria international Seyi Olofinjana has been appointed into a talent management role by Premier League giants Chelsea.

Olofinjana will help the Blues in discovering the next generation of African stars.

The 44-year-old will also help in the recruitment process of the young talents.

The former midfielder will work in conjunction with newly-appointed scout that will cover Africa.

Olofinjana started his career in Nigeria with Crown FC and Kwara United before making the transition to Norwegian club SK Brann in 2003. He moved to England with Wolves a year later.

The Nigerian scored 18 goals in 147 matches for Wolves, PROMPT NEWS reports.

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