Wim Rijsbergen biography

Wim Rijsbergen

Football, Football player

1952 –

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Who is Wim Rijsbergen?

Wilhelmus "Wim" Gerardus Rijsbergen 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 months, through 4 June 2007 and replaced.

He was manager of Indonesia national football team from 2011 to 2012. As of January 2012, he is technical director in Indonesian national football team.

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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Born
Jan 18, 1952
Leiden
Also known as
  • Wilhelmus Gerardus Rijsbergen
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Lived in
  • Leiden

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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