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Rijsbergen in 1978
|Full name||Wilhelmus Gerardus Rijsbergen|
|Date of birth||18 January 1952|
|Place of birth||Leiden, Netherlands|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|1979–1983||New York Cosmos||86||(2)|
|1986–1988||Ajax Amsterdam (youth coach)|
|1988–1989||DS'79 (youth coach)|
|1998–1999||Universidad Católica (youth coach)|
|2003–2004||Club América (assistant)|
|2005–2006||Trinidad and Tobago (assistant)|
|2006–2007||Trinidad and Tobago|
|2012–2013||Indonesia (technical director)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Wilhelmus "Wim" Gerardus Rijsbergen (Dutch pronunciation: [ʋɪlˈɦɛlmʏs (ˈʋɪm) ɣeːˈrɑrdʏs ˈrɛizbɛrɣə(n)]; born 18 January 1952) is a Dutch football manager and former defender. He was last the manager of Solomon Islands' national team.
Rijsbergen was born in Leiden, South Holland. Playing for Feyenoord Rotterdam, he 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.
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.
He was manager of Indonesia from 2011 to 2012, after which he stayed in Indonesia to become technical director. After a short spell at Persibo Bojonegoro, Rijsbergen joined the Solomon Islands and guided the island nation to a fourth place in group B in the 2019 Pacific Games.
|Indonesia||July 2011||January 2012||11||2||3||6||18.18|
As a player
New York Cosmos
As a manager
- "Wim Rijsbergen - International Appearances". The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation.
- Lasana Liburd (22 December 2007) "TTFF put coach Rijsbergen on six-month suspension". Archived from the original on 1 May 2008. Retrieved 15 December 2008.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link). trinidadexpress.com
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