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Wim Rijsbergen

Personal information
Full nameWilhelmus Gerardus Rijsbergen
Date of birth18 January 1952(age 65)
Place of birthLeiden, Netherlands
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubIndonesia (head coach)

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Wilhelmus ("Wim") Gerardus Rijsbergen (-nlˈʋɪl.ˌɦɛl.mʏs (ˈʋɪm) ˈɣeː.ˌrɑr.dʏs ˈrɛi̯s.ˌbɛrɣə(n)) (born 18 January 1952 in Leiden, Zuid-Holland) is a football manager and former defender from the Netherlands. Rijsbergen, an assistant to Leo Beenhakker at the 2006 World Cup in Germany, assumed control of the Trinidad and Tobago national team in his own right following the World Cup. As of December 2007, he was suspended by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation for six (6) months, through 4 June 2007 and replaced.

Currently he is manager of Indonesia national football team to replace Alfred Riedl.

Playing for Feyenoord Rotterdam, Rijsbergen was part of the Netherlands national football team which finished second in both the 1974 and 1978 World Cups. He later played in the North American Soccer League, for the New York Cosmos. Rijsbergen began his professional career at PEC Zwolle, and ended it in 1986 at FC Utrecht.

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