It is the end of the road in the African Nations Cup AFCON2021 for coach Augustine Egwuavon and his Super Eagles team as they crashed out of the tournament after losing 1-0 to Eagles of Carthage Tunisia.
The Tunisian side took the lead in the 47th minutes after Youssef Msakni found the net with a long-range shot.
Alsx Iwobi who was an early substitute in the second half earned a red card in the 64 minutes of the match after the referee upgraded his yellow card to a red one following a VAR Review for a bad attack.
Nigeria recorded three straight victories against Egypt, Sudan, and Guinea Bissau in Group D before progressing to the round of 16,
Meanwhile, the Tunisian team suffered COVID-19 attack as over seven players and the head coach tested positive and ruled out of the game.