The 2022 Globe Soccer Award’s best young player honor went to Super Eagles attacker Victor Osimhen.
On Thursday, a ceremony at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah gave the honor to the Napoli striker.
Globe Soccer Awards congratulated Osimhen on its official Twitter account, “Congratulations to Victor Osimhen on winning the 2022 #GlobeSoccer Award for POWER HORSE EMERGING PLAYER OF THE YEAR.”
Valverde and Gavi, both midfielders for Real Madrid and Barcelona, were beaten out for the honor by Osimhen.
The Nigerian has had a strong campaign with Napoli, scoring 10 goals in 14 appearances across all competitions.