The Dutch striker Michiel Kramer continues his football career in Israel. He signs a contract for a year at Maccabi Haifa, where his fellow countryman, Fred Rutten coach and also Rami Gershon (ex-Gent) to get started.
The 29-year-old Kramer said in april his contract with Sparta Rotterdam dissolve, after he for seven games was suspended because of his trap in the face of Vitesse defender Alexander Büttner (ex-Anderlecht). Kramer would therefore be until the summer though not in the action for Sparta. The Rotterdam team were relegated via the play-offs from the premier league.
The Dutchman played for NAC Breda, FC Volendam, ADO Den Haag and Feyenoord. Kramer moved early this year from The Cockpit. The disgruntled reserve had at Feyenoord made impossible by the rest of the cup match against Heracles Almelo with a roll croquette in his mouth on the field.