ACQUIRED: Signed on June 26, 2017
2017: Made 13 MLS appearances (13 starts) after joining the Timbers midway through the season ... Started and played 90 minutes for a fourth straight game (July 19-Aug. 6) in a 3-1 win against the Galaxy on Aug. 6 ... Made his Timbers and MLS debut in a 4-1 loss against Real Salt Lake on July 19.
Prior to signing with the Timbers, Mabiala, 30, made 201 professional appearances in Europe, playing in France's Ligue 1 and the Turkish Super Lig with Paris Saint-Germain, Karabükspor and Kayserispor.
At the international level, Mabiala has made nine appearances (9 starts) for the Democratic Republic of the Congo National Team, starting in six 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches, while also making two appearances (2 starts) in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations and a friendly appearance in 2008.