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Mabior Chol

Age: 26yr    Games: 53     Born: January 29, 1997     Origin: Aspley
Height: 200cm     Weight: 96kg     Position: Forward, Ruck
Last Drafted: Round 3, Pick #45 2018 Rookie Draft by Richmond Tigers
Supercoach Price: $289,600   Supercoach Profile
AFL Fantasy Price: $429,000   AFL Fantasy Profile
Contract Status: Out of contract at the end of 2025   AFL Player Contracts
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Mabior Chol Biography

Wednesday, 3 August 2022
Suns recruit Mabior Chol surges into the top-10 in the Coleman Medal race with a career-best five goals against West Coast.

"I've been seeking an opportunity for a very long time to show what I can do at the highest level. I knew coming up here I wasn't just going to walk straight in, I knew I was going to have to work hard and earn my position," Chol said.

"There's been a lot of hard work since the start of the pre-season and it's just been an exciting season."

Friday, 1 October 2021
Mabior Chol joins Gold Coast on a four-year as an unrestricted free agent with Richmond receiving an end-of-second round pick as compensation (currently No.38).

"Gold Coast was the club that I wanted to go to and to be able to go there now and be a Suns player is exciting," Chol said.

"I'm just really grateful that the club has shown a lot of interest in me and I'm the player for them, hopefully, I can pay them back for all the respect and trust they? ve shown me to go after me."

Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Mabior Chol will join the Suns on a four-year deal as a free agent in 2022. The 24-year-old had interest from other clubs, including Essendon, but ultimately decided to join the Suns.

"We're extremely excited that Mabior Chol will be going to the Gold Coast Suns for four years," Chol's manager Ralph Carr told Channel Seven.

"It was important for him to go home and get more opportunity to play senior football."

Friday, 7 August 2020
Controversy erupts over footage of Richmond players allegedly groping each other during the singing of their theme song following wins over the Bulldogs and Brisbane.

The vision being circulated on social media shows Jayden Short allegedly grab at Mabior Chol's genitals following the win over the Western Bulldogs, and Nick Vlastuin grab at Chol's backside after the win over the Lions.

Tigers coach Damien Hardwick abruptly cut short his press conference on Friday morning after veteran Network Ten reporter Hugh Riminton questioned the coach multiple times about the post-game incidents during the Tigers' theme song.

Saturday, 6 July 2019
Richmond VFL coach Craig McRae elieves Mabior Chol is preforming better this season as he now works harder at training.

"Watching his growth from a skinny boy to what he is today, we're really proud of him and it's been quite a journey so far," McRae said.

"I think there's been some significant shifts in Mabior's game. Watching him and coding his games as his coach, I've seen his growth particularly around his consistency of effort.

"His contest stuff has always been strong, but the ability to do it for long periods has been a bit of a growth opportunity for him."

Friday, 23 November 2018
Richmond select Mabior Chol with pick No.45 in the 2018 Rookie Draft.
Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Mabior Chol is delisted by Richmond but the club will consider re-drafting him as a rookie.

Chol missed a large portion of his third season as a Tiger after breaking a bone in his foot at training in June.

"Mabior has shown promising signs over the past three seasons and the club will consider its options over the coming weeks," Tigers football manager Neil Balme said.

Sunday, 3 June 2018
Richmond's key forward stocks have suffered a blow with exciting youngster Mabior Chol breaking his foot.

The 21-year-old is set for an extended stint on the sidelines after suffering the setback at training during the week.

Saturday, 27 August 2016
Mabior Chol makes his AFL debut for Richmond at the SCG with 2 disposals (2 kicks), a mark and a tackle in a 113-point loss to Sydney.

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