French Ligue II side of FC Metz will lose Ghana defender John Boye's services on Sunday in the seventh round of the tie tie against Sarreguemines.
John Boye is one of the many internationals to lose the seventh round Cup draw on Sunday.
The defender was named in Ghanaian coach Kwesi Appiah for the African Nations Cup against Ethiopia on Sunday in Addis Ababa.
The 31-year-old in Kenya, where Black Stars have camped for the penultimate AFCON qualifier.
Director Frédéric Antonetti should rely on players from the youth of the club as ten of his players for the first time retired for international duties.
FC Metz had a similar situation in October during the trip to Sochaux.
Other Metz players who lose the game against Sarreguemines are Senegal's secondary, Opa Nguette and Habib Diallo, Stupila Sunzu of Zambia, Mamadou Fofona and Adama Traore, and Ablie Jallow of the Gambia.