Midfielder Awer Mabil

  • Height 179cm
  • Weight 65kg
  • D.O.B. 15/9/95
Jersey Number
21

Biography

Debut: 16/10/2018 v Kuwait

Socceroos Cap Number: 597

Caps (Goals): 14 (4)

Major tournaments: AFC Asian Cup 2019

Current Club: FC Midtjylland

Previous clubs: Campbelltown City, Adelaide United, Esbjerg fB (loan), Pacos de Ferreira (loan)

Awer's footballing passion started as a young boy with his parents in a Kenyan refugee camp. After settling in Australia, Mabil utilised this natural ability, signing for local Hyundai A-League side Adelaide United, and becoming one of the club's youngest debutants at 17 years and 118 days.

In 2015, Mabil secured a move to Europe, creating a home in Denmark with Danish champions FC Midtjylland.

In 2020, he played a telling role in Midtjylland’s title-winning campaign as they won their first championship since his arrival.

Best Socceroos moment:

Mabil came on as a substitute in Australia's 4-0 victory over Kuwait in October 2018, scoring a goal on debut. However, the match was remembered for Mabil and childhood friend Thomas Deng, both refugees from South Sudan, making their international debuts in the same match.

Hyundai A-League connection:

Between 2012-2015, Mabil became one of the league's most prolific wingers with hometown club Adelaide United.

Qualifying World Cup 2022

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