Super Eagles protector, Tyronne Ebuehi, who was out hurt for 2 years, states watching his teammates from house at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt wasn’t simple.

The 24-year-old is simply recovering from injury after rupturing his left anterior cruciate ligament in Benfica’s International Champions Cup defeat by Juventus July 28, 2018.

The right-back, who recently signed up with Dutch side FC Twente on loan from Benfica, said he felt unfortunate Nigeria could not win the AFCON, after losing to Algeria in the semi-final.

” I saw every video game. It wasn’t simple for me. I constantly wished to be with the team and play in my first Nations Cup,” Ebuehi informed BBC Sport Africa.

” For me global breaks are constantly special, the relationships I’ve made and formed with the coaching and backroom staff, colleagues and everyone in Nigeria.

” I was very proud. I miss that a lot but life is life. I mored than happy to see them play the method they did, sadly, we didn’t win but I know much better days will come for us and more success. I can not wait to be a part of the team again.”

He likewise included that the nationwide group used him support throughout the time he was out hurt.

“Obviously teammates, the coach, the personnel and even the fans were in touch. I spoke with a lot of my colleagues.

“William Troost-Ekong resembles a big sibling who never ever stopped providing me the necessary assistance. They’ve all been incredibly nice to me and I value that.

“I can’t thank the Nigerian fans enough. I don’t examine my social media messages everyday once in a while I do and I see some fantastic and incredible messages.

“Many individuals hoping and wanting me well despite being away for two years. I will continue to be grateful for the assistance I get,” he included.