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Osimhen named emerging player of the year ahead of Gavi, & Valverde at Globe Soccer award

Victor Osimhen has beaten off competition from Barcelona player Gavi and Real Madrid star Federico Valverde to the Powerhorse emerging player of the year award.

The Super Eagles star was announced as the winner at the award ceremony which took place in Dubai on Thursday where other winners in different categories emerged.

Victor Osimhen was described as a true champion and revelation of European football on the organizers’ website.

“The 23-year-old Nigerian, who has been a champion since he won the under 17 world title with Nigeria, today plays in the stadium named after Maradona, and in the team that is dominating the Italian championship and that of the Champions League, thanks to Spalletti’s game.

“Osimhen and Naples are the true revelations of European football and won the group cup by achieving success in five games out of six, surpassing Liverpool and beating Ajax in Holland by scoring six goals.”

Here are some of the winners from the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai

Power Horse emerging player of the year: Victor Osimhen

Best Defender Of All Time: Sergio Ramos

Executive Career Award: Adriano Galliani (Monza)

Coach Career Award: Unai Emery

Best Youth Team Of The Year: Benfica

Transfer of the Year: Erling Haaland to Manchester City

Best Scout Of The Year: Juni Calafat (Real Madrid)

Best Agent Of The Year: Jorge Mendes

TikTok Fans’ Player Of The Year: Mohamed Salah

Player Career Award: Wayne Rooney, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Romario

Best Sporting Director Of The Year: Maldini and Massara

Best President Of The Year: Florentino Perez (Real Madrid)

Best Coach Of The Year: Carlo Ancelotti (Real Madrid)

Best Women’s Club Of The Year: Lyon

Best Men’s Club Of The Year: Real Madrid

Best Women’s Player Of The Year: Alexia Putellas (Barcelona)

Emerging Player Of The Year: Victor Osimhen (Napoli)

Best Men’s Player Of The Year: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)

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