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
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
Aussies Abroad: Mabil's goal edges Midtjylland closer to UEFA Champions League, Duke debuts for Saudi club
Awer Mabil helped FC Midtjylland progress into the next stage of Champions League qualifiers after he scored the third goal in their 3-0 win against Swiss side Young Boys while Mitch Duke made his long-awaited debut for Al-Taawoun. Awer Mabil was on hand to score Midtjylland's
Awer Mabil secures progression into next round of Champions League Qualifiers
Awer Mabil's FC Midtjylland booked their place in the third round of the UEFA Champions League qualifiers thanks to their 1-0 win against Bulgarian outfit Ludogorets on Thursday morning. Awer Mabil's Midtjylland are one step closer to playing UEFA Champions League football nex
The Making of Mabil: Awer's 'reality check' on road to Danish league title
Socceroos attacker Awer Mabil has reflected on the reality check that "made him who he is" after winning the Danish Superliga with FC Midtjylland. Mabil capped off an outstanding season in Europe by scoring eight league goals and helping Midtjylland to lift their third title i
'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.
‘Everything locked up. I was a mannequin out there’: Why Olympic qualification means so much to Deng
Representing Australia at the Olympic Games in Tokyo has been a dream of Thomas Deng's for a number of years but the young defender is relying on rule change to make that happen. Deng lead the Australian U-23 squad as they qualified for the Olympics in memorable fashion in Tha
'Like being in the Socceroos': Family environment helping Mabil during COVID-19 pandemic
Life seems like it is standing still around Awer Mabil, but the Australian in Denmark is rallying around a Socceroos-like family to keep the positive vibes flowing. In Herning and Ikast, the city where Mabil currently resides while playing for Danish Superliga giants FC Midtjy
Aussies Abroad Preview: Rogic set for Old Firm derby, Behich's title-defining clash in Turkey
Tom Rogic's Celtic could close in on a ninth-straight Scottish Premier League title in an Old Firm derby against Rangers this weekend. Rogic and Celtic are set to approach the last major hurdle in their effort to seal a 51th Scottish championship with a trip to face their Glas
Aussies Abroad: Mabil's Midtjylland go 12 points clear while Amini celebrates baby girl
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
Aussies Abroad: Mabil records best scoring season, Degenek shines in Eternal Derby
Awer Mabil has made 2019/20 his career best goalscoring season with a strike in FC Midtjylland's 3-0 win against SønderjyskE. Mabil opened the scoring in the 21st minute to net his seventh Danish Superliga goal of the season, before efforts from Paulinho and Ronnie Schwartz sa
Aussies Abroad: Mabil’s FC Midtjylland open up double-figures lead at Danish Superliga summit
Socceroos attacker Awer Mabil played a part of FC Midtjylland's second-half surge as the Danish Superliga leaders went 10 points clear at the top. The Wolves travelled to 12th-place Hobro knowing three points would give them a double-figures cushion on FC Copenhagen ahead of t