• Kim Jin-su of Hoffenheim, right, challenges for the ball with Munich's Arjen Robben during the Germany Soccer Bundesliga match between TSG Hoffenheim and Bayern Munich in Sinsheim, southern Germany, Saturday Aug. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Daniel Maurer)

    Blind replaces Van Persie with Robben as Netherlands captain

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Arjen Robben replaced striker Robin van Persie as captain of the Netherlands on Friday in Danny Blind’s first squad since taking over from Guus Hiddink as national coach.