Brisbane Roar sign Hosine Bility

Brisbane Roar are excited to announce the arrival of Olyroos defender, Hosine Bility who joins the club for the 2024/25 Isuzu UTE A-League season. 

The 23-year-old centre back arrives in Brisbane on loan for the season from Liga Portugal 2 side, Clube Desportivo de Mafra. 

The Guinean born defender, who moved to Australia aged six and grew up in Adelaide played three matches for the Olyroos side who reached the Semi Finals of the 2022 U23 Asian Cup in Uzbekistan. 

Bility also represented Australia at the West Asian Football Federation U23 Championship alongside Thomas Waddingham in Saudi Arabia earlier this year. 

After impressing in the NPL South Australia as a teenager with Croydon Kings, Bility earned a move to Danish Superliga side, FC Midtjylland where he initially joined the club’s U19 side and featured in the UEFA Youth League. 

Prior to signing a five-year deal in Portugal the defender spent time in Icelandic top-flight on a short-term loan deal with Fram Reykjavik. 

Bility, who is a natural ball playing central defender, will play in the A-League for the first time in his career when he arrives at Roar said he couldn’t wait to get started in Brisbane. 

“Hearing the exciting future plans from the club got me really excited to be coming to play for the Roar,” Bility said. 

“My goal is to give everything to this club and their amazing fans. I’m also excited to be playing under Ruben (Zadkovich), his drive and determination for success aligns with my goals and ambitions. 

“It’s a new chapter in my career, so exciting times, I want to help bring a Championship back to Brisbane.” 

Bility, who joins Marcus Ferkranus, Harry Van der Saag and Ben Warland as the club’s fourth new arrival ahead of the 2024/25 Isuzu UTE A-League campaign will link up with his new teammates when pre-season commences later this month.