AFCON 2021: Ghana announce 23-man squad to face Bafana Bafana and Sao Tome and Principe

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General captain Gyan Asamoah
General captain Gyan Asamoah
Kwadwo Asamoah
Kwadwo Asamoah
John Boye
John Boye
John Mensah
John Mensah
Christian Atsu (injured)
Christian Atsu (injured)

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has announced a formidable 23-man squad to face Bafana Bafana and Sao Tome and Principe in their upcoming 2021 AFCON qualifiers.

The Black Stars will host South Africa on 14 November before traveling to Sao Tome and Principe four days later.

Scroll through the gallery to see the high-profile omissions from the latest Ghana squad

Appiah's squad includes European-based stars Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid as well as the Ayew brothers, Andre and Jordan, who ply their trade for Swansea City and Crystal Palace respectively.

Maritzburg United goalkeeper Richard Ofori retains his place in the squad - while former Free State Stars defender, Jonathan Mensah, now on the books of Colombus Crew, misses out.

Molefi Ntseki's side and Ghana have been grouped with Sao Tome and Principe as well as Sudan in Group C for the road to Cameroon 2021.

Ghana 23-man squad in full:

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), 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 (Ashanti Gold, Ghana)