Classifieds | Archives | Jobs | About TGT | Contact | Subscribe
 | 
Last updated 3 hours, 34 minutes ago
Printer Friendly Version | TGT@Twitter | RSS Feed |
HOME LOCAL MIDEAST ASIA WORLD BUSINESS SPORT OPINION WRITERS
Real rule Dubai awards
December 29, 2017
 Print    Send to Friend

Dubai: Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane bagged the Best Player of the Year and Best Coach of Year Awards respectively as the Spanish giants Real Madrid dominated the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai on Thursday.

In a fitting conclusion to the 12th Dubai International Sports Conference (DISC) the prestigious and highly anticipated Dubai Globe Soccer Awards was staged on the Thursday. The award srecognizes the best performances of the season from players, coaches and administrators of the sport.

This year the awards was presented in 13 different categories.

Hector Cuper was named as the ‘Best Arab National Team Coach’ for guiding Egypt to the Russia World Cup finals.

AS Roma’s legend Francesco Totti ran away with the ‘Player Career Award’ for his unparallel contribution to Football as player.

Jorge Mendes was named as the ‘Best Agent of the Year’ while Marcelo Lippi bagged the ‘Coach Career Award’ from AS Roma legend Francesco Totti.

Vadim Vasilyev of AS_Monaco was feted with Football Executive of the Year’ honour and FC Barcelona legend Carles Puyol got the ‘Player Career Award,’ which was presented by FIFA President Gianni Infantino.

Felix Brych bagged the ‘Best Referee of the Year’ honours from Italian referee Pierluigi Collina while Best Arab National Team award was given to Saudi Arabia National team.

LaLiga bagged the ‘Best League Of The Year’ award, which was presented by Fabio Capello. Ferran Soriano was honoured with ‘The Sport Business Award.’

Earlier, distinguished speakers from across the globe graced the two-day conference.

In a star-studded evening, the curtains were brought down on the conference with the felicitation of the best talent in football fraternity.

The conference is held under the umbrella of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, and is organized by Dubai Sports Council under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of the Dubai Sports Council,(DSC).

The conference was established to bring together the leaders in all areas of football to share their knowledge and ideas.

A special Dubai Globe Soccer Award was presented on Wednesday ahead of the ceremony on Thursday.

Simeone received the award, in recognition of his remarkable results in guiding Atletico Madrid to winning La Liga and reaching two Champions League finals.

Add this page to your favorite Social Bookmarking websites
Comments
 
Post a comment
 
Name:
Country:
City:
Email:
Comment:
 
    
    
Related Stories
Live action in UAE
Dubai: City Walk is set to delight football fans with live streaming and great deals during the World Cup. Fuelling the football fever at the destination, three huge c..
UAE to face Bahrain in 2019 Asian Cup opener
Dubai: After more than three years of qualifying suspense, Asia’s best 24 teams finally discovered their AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Group Stage challengers on Friday in a gra..
Al Wahda lift Arabian Gulf Cup crown
Al Ain: Al Wahda defeated Al Wasl 2-1 in the final of the Arabian Gulf Cup to claim the prestigious title for the second time at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain on ..
Gulf Cup glory for Oman
KUWAIT CITY: Two missed penalties by the UAE star Omar Abdulrahman – one in the 90th minute of play and the second during the penalty shootout – proved to be The Whites’ ..
UAE eye Gulf Cup glory
Kuwait City: A resurgent UAE will take on formidable Oman in the final of the Gulf Cup of Nations, which is also billed as the rematch of the 2007 showpiece, which the ho..
FRONTPAGE
 
GALLERY
 
PANORAMA
 
TIME OUT
 
SPORT
 
 
Advertise | Copyright