The winner of the 16th election of the best football player of the year Captains choose, which tportal conducts in cooperation with the captains of the Croatian first league, is Dinamo's Spaniard Dani Olmo
Danijela Jozić, Dani Olmo and Silvio Škrlec
The title of the best player of Hrvatski Telekom's First League, Dani Olmo, had 14 points more than the second-ranked Heber. This title before him went to Niko Kranjčar, Eduardo da Silva, Luka Modrić, Mario Mandžukić, Sammir, Ivan Santini, Leon Benko, Andrej Kramarić, Marin Tomasov, Franko Andrijašević and El Arabi Hilal Soudani. Today, the traditional poll was conducted by tportal.hr among all the captains of Hrvatski Telekom’s First League clubs, and the best player was selected based on the sum of their votes.
Daniel Olmo Carvajal, Dynamo's midfielder, was named the best footballer in 2018 in a poll conducted by tportal among football captains for the 16th year in a row. Daniel Olmo won the title of the best player of Hrvatski Telekom's First League with 58 points, 14 more than the second-ranked Heber.
Today, the traditional poll was conducted by tportal.hr among all the captains of Hrvatski Telekom’s First League clubs. Each captain chose five players he thinks showed the most in the field in 2018. The first, or the best, was awarded ten, and the fifth two points. By adding points, the best player of Hrvatski Telekom’s First League became Dinamo’s midfielder, who scored 58 out of 100 points, and the first runner-up is Heber, Rijeka’s striker.
“The best football player Trophy of Hrvatski Telekom's first league is being awarded for the 16th time, which makes it a part of the longest and most important sports awards in Croatia. Sport is one of the most important columns on the portal and has its regular audience. And when it comes to audience and readership, I must point out that tportal has record figures with nearly one million and a half unique users in November. Compared to last year, this is a jump of nearly 30 percent,” said editor-in-chief Danijela Jozić, before the awards ceremony.
The trophy was presented to the winner by the initiator of this action by Silvijo Škrlec, and before Olmo thanked for the votes, we reminded him that this title was previously won by Niko Kranjčar, Eduardo da Silva, Luka Modrić, Mario Mandžukić, Sammir, Leon Benko, Andrej Kramarić, Marin Tomasov, Franko Andrijašević and El Arabi Hilal Soudani.
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“I was very happy when they told me I was the winner of this award! Every acknowledgment is nice but there is nothing better than when you re chosen by people who are doing the same job as you do. A look at the list of players who got this trophy before me makes me proud. Thanks to all the captains and players from the HNL, this trophy means a lot to me and will have a special place in my life,” Olmo said when he picked up the award.
Dani Olmo is the winner of the 16th election, and last year the captains of Hrvatski Telekom’s First League awarded El Arabi Hilal Soudani the best football player.
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