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Majak Daw

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Majak Daw: Australian rules footballer
Majak Daw is a professional footballer playing for the North Melbourne Kangaroos in the Australian Football League (AFL). Daw and his family in Australia are refugees from the civil wars in Sudan. Daw became the first Sudanese Australian to be drafted to an AFL club when he was contracted to North Melbourne in the 2009 AFL Draft. Daw's drafting gained international attention; it was reported by the BBC and the Voice of America. Majak Daw made his first appearance for North Melbourne in a NAB Cup match on 20 February 2011.

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Majak Daw in emotional comeback after fall from Melbourne bridge

North Melbourne's Majak Daw has played his first game of VFL football since falling from Melbourne's Bolte Bridge just over six months ago.
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