Henk Fraser is the new coach of Sparta Rotterdam. The 51-year-old born Surinamese follows after this season, Dick Advocaat at The Castle.
Fraser is currently at the helm at Vitesse, but decided in the winter break all of his expiring contract at the Gelredome stadium not to renew.
The former defender led Vitesse last year, to the profit of the KNVB-cup. That meant the first prize in the 125-year-old clubhistorie of the people from arnhem.
Fraser this season with Vitesse after 28 of the 34 speelrondes on the sixth place and makes so still plenty of chance to win a ticket for the preliminary round of the Europa League after the summer.
Fraser is looking forward to his new challenge. “I am Sparta always continue to follow, and it is a unique club. I look forward to after the current season at Sparta to get started. Of course is my focus fully on to the season with Vitesse to close.”
Technical manager Henk van Stee of Sparta is delighted with the capture of Fraser. “We obviously have a profile made. There are a number of candidates come out and the choice has fallen on Fraser. He has the experience, very well performed with other clubs and also a past at Sparta.”