Black Stars Head Coach Kwesi Appiah has named a 23-man squad for Ghana’s upcoming AFCON 2021 Qualifiers against South Africa and São Tomé and Príncipe.
The team is headlined by captain Andre Ayew, with Italy based midfielder Alfred Duncan making a return, after missing the AFCON in Egypt due to injury.
General captain Asamoah Gyan, together with vice captain Kwadwo Asamoah both miss out.
Real Mallorca’s Iddrisu Baba, who has enjoyed a fine start to the season, earned himself a call up, as well as AshantiGold forward Shafiu Mumuni.
Ghana will host South Africa at the Cape Coast Stadium on Thursday 14th November, 2019, before travelling to São Tomé and Príncipe to face them on Monday 18th November.
The full squad is as follows:
GOALKEEPERS: Richard Ofori (Maritzburg FC, South Africa), Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko, Ghana), Razak Abalora (Azam FC, Tanzania)
DEFENDERS: Andy Yiadom (Reading, England), Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Lumor Agbenyenu (Real Mallorca, Spain), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo, Spain), Kassim Nuhu (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany), Nicholas Opoku (Udinese, Italy), Mohammed Salisu (Real Valladolid, Spain)
MIDFIELDERS: Samuel Owusu (Al Fahya, Saudi Arabia), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Alfred Duncan (Sassuolo, Italy), Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves, Spain), Iddrisu Baba (Real Mallorca, Spain), Christopher Antwi-Adjei (SC Paderborn, Germany)
FORWARDS: Andre Ayew (Swansea, England), Mohammed Kudus (FC Nordsjaelland, Denmark), Emmanuel Boateng (Dalian Yifang, China), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England), Torric Jibril (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Shafiu Mumuni (Ashantigold)