Midfielder Awer Mabil
- Height 179cm
- Weight 65kg
- D.O.B. 15/9/95
Club: FC Midtjylland
Previous clubs: Campbelltown City, Adelaide United, Esbjerg fB (Loan), Pacos de Ferriera (Loan)
Debut: 16/10/18 v Kuwait
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 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.
Best Socceroos moment:
Mabil came on as a substitute in Australia's 4-0 victory over Kuwait in October 2018, scoring a goal for himself 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, Awer Mabil became one of the league's most prolific wingers with hometown club Adelaide United.
Qualifying World Cup 2022
'Tonight, we will make history': Deng & Mabil reflect on making historic debuts together
Awer Mabil and Thomas Deng have reflected on what they said to each other before they made their Socceroos debuts together in a thumping 4-0 win over Kuwait in 2018. The pair who have plenty of things in common, caught up for an Instagram Live Q&A during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Socceroos forward Awer Mabil helped Midtjylland extend their lead atop the Danish Superliga ladder with a 2-0 win over Randers overnight. With the match played without spectators at Cepheus Park due to coronavirus measures, Mabil started his 11th consecutive match for the Wolv
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Aussies Abroad: Mabil’s goal not enough as Amini’s AGF pull off an upset
Mustafa Amini has won the battle of the Caltex Socceroos as his AGF shocked league-leaders and Awer Mabil's FC Midtjylland 3-1 in the Danish Super League overnight. ... Midtjylland looked on course for another win when Mabil opened the scoring for the hosts on 35 minutes, his fift