Tyronne Efe Ebuehi (born 16 December 1995) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a right-back for Italian Serie A club Empoli. He also plays for the Nigerian National Super Eagles team.
Biography of Tyronne Ebuehi
Tyrone Efe Ebuehi
December 16, 1995
Empoli, Super Eagles
Tyronne Efe was born on December 16, 1995 in Haarlem, the Netherlands, to a Nigerian Dutch father and mother.
Before joining the professional team Teen den Haag on the side of young aspirants EDO HFCs in 2013, Ebuehi played for the youth teams of many amateur clubs in the Netherlands. On August 10, 2014, he made his Eredivisie debut in a 1-0 loss against Feyenoord at home. Three years later, on May 19, 2018, he agreed to a five-year contract with SL Benfica from Portugal. He, however, missed the entire 2018-19 season due to injury.
Ebuehi has signed a season-long loan deal with the newly promoted Serie A side Venice on June 28, 2021. Ebuehi signed a contract with Empoli in Italy on July 5, 2022, which was valid until June 2025.
Tyronne Ebuehi received his first call-up to the Nigerian national team in November 2016 ahead of a 2018 fifa world cup qualifier against Algeria. In March 2017, he was called up for friendlies against Senegal and Burkina Faso and joined the team. On June 1, 2017, he made his senior debut for Nigeria in a 3–0 friendly win over Togo.
Ebuehi was among Nigeria’s 23 players world Cup list in Russia. On 22 June 2018, he came on as a second-half substitute in a 2–0 win over Iceland.
After defender Kenneth Omeruo suffered an injury while on duty on October 5, 2019, Ebuehi received a last-minute invitation to represent the Super Eagles in a friendly match against Brazil. The FIFA World Cup game against Iceland marked his return to the national team.
- 2019: Cândido de Oliveira Super Cup
According to different online sources, Tyronne Efe is said to have a net worth of $1 million.
Social media handles
Tyronne Ebuehi has an active Instagram account. He has a verified account with over 38,000 followers. You can follow him on Instagram via the following handle.
- Instagram: @tyronneebuehi_