Nigeria will miss services of Alex Iwobi for March's 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying playoffs against Ghana after the midfielder was red-carded during their shock Africa Cup of Nations exit.
The Super Eagles were beaten 1-0 by Tunisia in their round of 16 tie.
Youssef Msakni's strike shortly after the half-time interval separated the two sides.
Iwobi was introduced in the 59th minute but got sent off seven minutes later after a VAR review upgraded a yellow card to a red.
Ghana will also be without inspirational captain Andre Ayew who was red carded during their 3-2 defeat to Comoros which sent them packing.
The two legs of the 2022 World Cup playoffs will be played between 23-29 March, 2022.