Garang Kuol Biography, Nationality, Parents, Position, Playing Style and more

Garang Kuol is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for Central Mariners Coast and the Australian national team. Garang Kuol will join Premier League side Newcastle United on the 1st of January 2023 after the English club completed a permanent transfer for the youngster on the 30th of September 2022.

Garang Kuol was born to his Sudanese parents Mawein(Father) and Antonietta (mother) on the 15th of September, 2004 in Egypt. They later moved to Australia as refugees where they became citizens. He is the younger brother of professional footballer Alou Kuol, and has three younger brothers and an older brother who manages the family’s football affairs.

Full Name Garang Kuol
Date of Birth 15 September, 2004
Place of Birth Egypt
Profession Footballer
Youth Team Central Coast Mariners
Current Team(s)Newcastle United
Position Forward
Stronger foot Right foot
Height1,75 m
Playing Style Speedster, Trickster

Early Career

Central Mariners Coast

Garang Kuol joined Central Coast Mariners academy in January 2021 and made six appearances for the youth team before he was promoted to the first team later that year.

Senior debut

He made his debut for Central Coast Mariners senior team on the 21st of December, 2021 coming on as a substitute in a huge 6–0 win against APIA Leichhardt in the FFA Cup and scored just seven minutes after his introduction.
He made his first A-League appearance for Central Coast Mariners on the 5th of April 2022 in a 5-0 victory against Wellington Phoenix with the young forward also scoring in that game.

He would go on to score four goals in his first seven A-League appearances and was one of the “two commissioner’s picks” to play in the 2022 A-League All Stars friendly game against Barcelona.

Newcastle United

On the 30th of September, 2022 it was officially announced that Garang Kuol had completed a move to join Newcastle United for an undisclosed fee although the youngster would remain in Australia with Central Coast Mariners and would not link up with the English Premier League side until January, 2023.

International Career

Garang Kuol was called up to the Australian U-20 talent identification camp in August 2022 and impressed with his performance in an intra squad match.

His fine performances with the U-20 side saw him earn a call up to the Australian national team in September 2022 for a two legged friendly game against New-Zealand . He made his debut in the second game and received plaudits for his bravery and contributions in the attacking third for his side.

Playing Style

Garang Kuol is a two-footed attacker who can play either out wide or as a central striker, Kuol’s main strength lies in his one-on-one ability, with his pace and close control making him a nightmare for defenders to stop.

The Australian forward is also a very good shooter of the ball and will most likely improve on his finishing ability as his career progresses.

Our Verdict

Garang Kuol is an exceptional young talent with the world at his feet. While the forward still has alot to improve on his game, there is no doubt that the versatile attacker is a huge talent that would see him reach the very top of football in a few years to come if he continues to work hard.

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