Super Eagles and Napoli Hitman, Victor Osimhen has been nominated for the 2023 Globe Soccer Awards for Best Men’s Player, while Super Falcons and Barcelona star, Asisat Oshoala has been nominated for the women’s category.
Osimhen won the 2022 edition of the Emerging Games and recently finished in eighth position in the 2023 Men’s Ballon d’Or.
Competition for prizes is a race for men; Nicolò Barella, Judas Bellingham, Karim Benzema, Yassine Bounou, Antoine Griezmann, Ilkay Gundogan, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia and Robert Lewandowski for the awards.
Others named: Lautaro Martínez, Kylian Mbappé, Lionel Messi, Kim Min-Jae, Luka Modric, Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Kane and Vinícius Jr.
Oshoala played a key role in Barcelona Women’s UEFA Women’s Champions League success last season. She is the first to be nominated for judgment.
From November 21 to December 7, the first period of electronic voting is open to fans around the world.
After this initial phase is closed, the second vote will involve not only the public, but also the official Jury of the Ballon d’Or Gala, made of 30 notable figures from the football industry including Casillas, Figo, Totti, Capello and Lippi. the last lesson between 12 and 28 December. Last year, fans from 225 different countries cast more than 47 million votes.
The winners will be announced at the Gala event on January 19, 2024.