Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac has named a 30-man provisional squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations tournament next month in Cameroon.
The Serbian gaffer handed five domestic players in his 30-man squad for the pre-tournament camping in Doha, Qatar.
In-form Real Tamale United captain David Abagna who is currently the leading top scorer in the Ghana Premier League with 8 goals in nine matches gets a debut call up.
Accra Great Olympics striker, Maxwell Abbey Quaye who has six goals to his name in the ongoing Ghana Premier League also makes the squad for the first time in his career.
AS Roma youngster Felix Afena Gyan who turned down a Black Stars last month have again been named in the provisional squad for the pre-tournament camping.
The local or Ghana based players will travel to Doha on Wednesday where they will team up with the rest of the invited players
The Black Stars will open camp on Thursday, December 23, 2021, to begin preparations for the tournament.
The four-time Africa champions will open camp in Doha, Qatar .
Ghana will play three international friendly matches in Qatar to give Coach Milovan Rajevac the opportunity to assess his squad for the Tournament
The team will wrap up their test matches against African Champions Algeria on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.
Ghana is in Group C alongside Morocco, Gabon and Comoros
The Black Stars will face Morocco in the opening group C game in Yaounde on Monday, January 10.
Below is the full squad:
Goalkeepers: Joseph Wolacott (Swindon Town), Abdul Manaf Nurudeen (Eupen), Richard Attah (Hearts of Oak), Lawrence Ati Zigi (St. Gallen)
Defenders: Andy Yiadom (Reading FC), Philemon Baffuor (Dreams FC), Baba Abdul Rahman (Reading FC), Gideon Mensah (Girondins Bordeaux), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City), Alexander Djiku (Strasbourg FC), Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew), Khalid Abdul Mumin (Vitoria de Guimaraes)
Midfielders: Baba Iddrissu (Real Mallorca), Edmund Addo (Sherif Tiraspol), Thomas Teye Partey (Arsenal FC), Mubarak Wakaso (Shenzhen FC), Mohammed Kudus (Ajax Amsterdam), Daniel Kofi Kyere (St. Pauli), David Abagna (Real Tamale United), Salis Abdul Samed (Clermont Foot)
Wingers: Abdul Fatawu Issahaku (Dreams FC), Samuel Owusu (Al-Fayha), Kamal Deen Suleymana (Rennes FC), Dede Ayew (Al Sadd SC), Joseph Paintsil (Genk)
Strikers: Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace), Richmond Boakye Yiadom (Beitar Jerusalem), Maxwell Abbey Quaye (Great Olympics), Felix Afena Gyan (AS Roma), Benjamin Tetteh (Malatyaspor)