The imposing centre back, who is regarded among the best in European club football, was cautioned for a second time in three matches after conceding a penalty in Sunday's 1-0 semi-final win over Tunisia in Cairo and will be suspended for the final.
Drawing all of their in the group stages, and facing Morocco who had won all of their games without conceding a goal, Benin provided a major shock as they knocked out the tournament favourites 4-1 on penalties on Friday.
Naby Keita started his first match in almost two months when he played for Guinea in the African Cup of Nations against Nigeria in their Group B match in Alexandria on Wednesday, but had to go off after 70 minutes of the 1-0 defeat.
The 25-year-old, Amr Warda will still be banned for Egypt’s final pool match against Uganda on Sunday, but is available for the second round of African Cup of Nation, with the hosts having already sealed a knockout place.
Tickets for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations have only been available for sale online and the buyer has to enter their national ID or passport number, a system that allows authorities to vet and track fans, as well as limiting black-market sales.