Cult captain Frank Korpershoek is leaving Telstar | after the season Football

Korpershoek made his debut on August 18, 2006 in the home game against Helmond Sport. On October 2, 2020, the captain with 273 matches became the player with the most league matches for Telstar. Korpershoek, who was trained at Koninklijke HFC, passed former record holder Fred Bischot in the away match against Young PSV.

The 35-year-old Heemstedenaar started his professional career very late, at the age of 21. Before that, he had already completed more than 100 games in amateur football. In his last season before switching to Telstar, he played for the Amsterdam main division DWV, then trained by Hans van Doorneveld. In that season (2005 / ’06) Korpershoek made his debut in the (now defunct) Dutch amateur team.

Korpershoek combines his work as a professional football player at Telstar with being a trainer. He has been a youth coach at Ajax for a year and a half, where he currently works as an assistant coach of Ajax Onder15. He will spend next season trying to get the highest UEFA trainer certificate (UEFA A diploma).

Frank Korpershoek is calling it quits.

Frank Korpershoek is calling it quits.

Korpershoek he experienced a highlight with Telstar, according to his own words, in the cup match against (employee) Ajax. In the run-up to the game, played on December 18, 2019, the captain at De Toekomst announced to everyone who wanted to hear that he would score against.

Korpershoek kept his word, passed André Onana with his head, but could not prevent the team from Amsterdam from winning a stuffy 4-3. “But I did report the next day with my head held high to the Christmas drink at Ajax,” he said later. Korpershoek was Telstar’s showcase and was used for all kinds of marketing campaigns. This season, the White Lions launched another perfume called Frankie Number Six.

Watch the video in which Korpershoek announces his retirement.

Source: De Telegraaf by

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