Midfielder Awer Mabil
- Height 179cm
- Weight 65kg
- D.O.B. 15/9/95
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
Aussies Abroad: Awer Mabil scores first UEFA Champions League goal
Socceroos and Midtjylland winger Awer Mabil had a night to remember in the UEFA Champions League after he scored his first goal in the continental competition. Another milestone was ticked off in Mabil's burgeoning career after he got on the scoresheet for the first time in hi
Aussies Abroad: Mabil starts for Midtjylland at Anfield, Wright opens Sunderland account
Awer Mabil featured in the starting line-up for his side's UEFA Champions League fixture against Liverpool at Anfield while Bailey Wright scored his first goal for Sunderland. Mabil started and played 66 minutes for Midtjylland as they were outdone 2-0 at the home of the Engli
Awer Mabil makes first UEFA Champions League appearance
Thursday morning (AEDT), marked a quite special achievement in Awer Mabil's career as his childhood dream of UEFA Champions League football became a reality when he featured for Midtjylland in their first group stage encounter at home to Atalanta. Both a personal and club mile
From skipping school to the Champions League: Mabil’s incredible journey to take on Europe’s elite
As a wide-eyed, football-obsessed teenager growing up in Adelaide, Awer Mabil would often arrive late for school watching UEFA Champions League matches in the early hours of the morning. Now all eyes will be on the Socceroos winger when he makes his Champions League debut with
’I'm unbreakable’: Awer Mabil’s incredible football journey
From growing up in a refugee camp to being relegated twice and coming to terms with the passing of his sister, Socceroos attacker Awer Mabil has had to endure hard times to achieve his dreams. The 25-year-old recently realised a massive goal of qualifying to play UEFA Champion
How to watch Football Stories: Awer Mabil
Watch Awer Mabil share his entire football story in the video player below from 7pm AEST after he achieved his dream of qualifying for the UEFA Champions League on Thursday morning! From being born in a refugee camp to moving to Australia to becoming a professional footballer
Emotional Mabil achieves UEFA Champions League 'childhood dream'
Awer Mabil and his Midtjylland will be playing in the UEFA Champions League for the first time after they overcame Slavia Prague 4-1 in the second leg playoff on Thursday morning. Mabil's childhood dream of Champions League football became a reality overnight as he helped Dani
'Time to chase that childhood dream': Mabil on cusp of UEFA Champions League
Awer Mabil's "childhood dream" of UEFA Champions League football could soon become a reality with his Midtjylland on the brink of UEFA Champions League football as they prepare to face off against Slavia Prague in the second leg playoff on Thursday morning (AEST). After the tw
Mabil excited to inspire next generation of Australians in new Nike kit
Awer Mabil says can't wait to pull on the new Socceroos jersey and represent Australia on the international stage after he was one of the key players to help reveal the new Nike National Team Kits on Thursday. The FC Midtjylland attacker modelled the new Socceroos home kit, wh