Garang Kuol Biography

Garang Kuol is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for Newcastle United FC and for the Australia national team. He was born on September 15, 2004, and currently resides in Australia.


Early life 

Kuol is the younger brother of Alou Kuol, a professional player, and has three younger brothers in addition to an elder brother who controls the football affairs of the family. It was in Khartoum, Sudan, that Kuol’s family lived until they were forced to flee to Egypt, where Garang was born, and then finally to Australia as refugees.

Playing career 

In January of 2021, Kuol put pen to paper on a contract with the Central Coast Mariners Academy.

On the 21st of December 2021, Kuol made his debut for the senior team of the Mariners, coming on as a substitute in their 6–0 win against APIA Leichhardt in the 2021 FFA Cup. Seven minutes after coming on, Kuol scored his first goal for the Mariners.

Kuol made his first appearance in the A-League Men on April 5, 2022, and scored a goal for the Mariners in a 5–0 victory over Wellington Phoenix.

After making his debut in the A-League Men, Kuol went on to score four goals in his first seven games.

Kuol was selected as one of two “Commissioner’s choices” to participate in the A-League All Stars Game in 2022, which was played against Barcelona.

News organizations claimed in September 2022 that Kuol had signed a pre-agreement and will go to Newcastle United, a team playing in the English Premier League, during the transfer window that occurs in January 2023.

International career 

Kuol was called up to play for the senior national team of Australia for the first time in September 2022. He was included in the squad that was chosen to play two friendlies against New Zealand. His first appearance on the field came in the second half of the second game, which took place in Auckland.