Awer Mabil

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Awer Mabil
Personal information
Full name Awer Bul Mabil
Date of birth (1995-09-15) 15 September 1995 (age 19)
Place of birth Kakuma, Kenya
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Right winger
Club information
Current team
Adelaide United
Number 17
Youth career
0000–2010 Playford City Patriots
2011 SA NTC
2012–2014 Adelaide United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012 Campbelltown City 14 (1)
2013– Adelaide United 38 (5)
National team
2014– Australia U20 8 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 January 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 October 2014

Awer Mabil (born 15 September 1995) is a Kenyan-born South Sudanese-Australian professional football (soccer) player, who plays as an Winger and forward for A-League club Adelaide United in Hyundai A-League.[1] He also holds Australian citizenship.

Early life[edit]

Mabil was born to South Sudanese parents in Kakuma, located in northwestern Kenya, he lived in a Refugee Camp with his family until 2006 when his family moved to Australia, just in time to witness the broadcast of the 2006 FIFA World Cup which made him interested in football.

Club career[edit]

Adelaide United[edit]

Mabil was signed by Adelaide United in the Australia Hyundai A-League in 2012 from Campbelltown City in the FFSA National Premier League after Mabil had displayed a series of performances showing his lightning quick feet, footspeed and dribbling skills to outwit many defenders in the FFSA National Premier League.[1] Mabil made his Adelaide United senior debut on 11 January 2013 in a 2012–2013 A-League match against Perth Glory FC. He scored his first goal in a 2 - 1 away loss to Wellington Phoenix during Round 17 of the 2013–2014 A-League season, after coming on as a substitute in the second half.

Mabil was named 2012-13 National Youth League Player of the Year.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Young Adelaide United gun Awer Mabil up for attack". adelaidenow.com.au. 11 January 2013. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Rojas makes FFA awards history WAToday.com.au

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