Osimhen was named the best player of the year at the Globe Soccer award ahead of Gavi and Valverde

Victor Osimhen beat Barcelona’s Gavi and Real Madrid’s Federico Valverde to Powerhorse’s Player of the Year award.

The Super Eagles star was announced as the winner at an awards ceremony in Dubai on Thursday where other winners emerged in various categories.

On the organizers’ website, Viktor Osimhen is described as a true champion and exposure of European football.

“The 23-year-old Nigerian, who has been a champion since winning the Under-17 World Cup with Nigeria, is today playing at the Maradona Stadium, in a team that has dominated the Italian championship and the Champions League. , thanks to Spalletti’s playing.

“Osimhen and Napoli are the true discoveries of European football and won five of six games, beating Liverpool and scoring six goals to beat Ajax in the Netherlands to win the group trophy.”

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

Power Horse Player of the Year: Victor Osimhen

Best defender of all time: Sergio Ramos

Executive Career Award: Adriano Galliani (Monza)

Coaching Career Award: Unai Emery

Best Youth Team of the Year: Benfica

Transfer of the year: Erling Haaland to Manchester City

Scout of the year: Juni Calafat (Real Madrid)

Agent of the Year: Jorge Mendes

TikTok Fans’ Player of the Year: Mohamed Salah

Player Career Award: Wayne Rooney, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romario

Sports director of the year: Maldini and Massara

The best president of the year: Florentino Perez (Real Madrid)

Coach of the year: Carlo Ancelotti (Real Madrid)

Women’s Club of the Year: Lyon

Men’s club of the year: Real Madrid

Female Player of the Year: Alexia Putellas (Barcelona)

Emerging Player of the Year: Victor Osimhen (Napoli)

Male Player of the Year: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)