Black Stars coach Milovan Rajevac announced his provisional World Cup squad.
Amongst them, Pompey’s Kevin Prince Boateng whose switch to Ghana is still to be approved by FIFA because of his U21 representation for Germany.
Michael Essien also gets a call up even as he has been missing in action for Chelsea since December after a hamstring tear playing APOEL in the Champions League and then sustaining a knee injury at the Africa Cup of Nations in January. Joining him and Kevin Prince Boateng are fellow Premiership players John Mensah (Sunderland), John Pantsil (Fulham), and Richard Kingston (Wigan).
Also included Lokomtiv Moscow’s Haminu Dramani, who stole the ball from Claudio Reyna to score Ghana’s first goal in their 2-1 victory over the USA and end their 2006 World Cup campaign.
Goalkeepers: Richard Kingston (Wigan, England) Daniel Adjei (Liberty Professionals), Stephen Ahorlu (Hearts of Lions) , Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars)
Defenders: Samuel Inkoom (Basle, Switzerland), Hans Sarpei (Bayer Leverkusen, Germnay), Lee Addy (Bechem Chelsea), John Mensah (Sunderland, England), Rahim Ayew (Zamalek, Egypt), Isaac Vorsah (Hoffenheim, Germany), John Pantsil (Fulham, England), Jonathan Mensah (Granada, Spain) Eric Addo (Roda JC, Holland)
Midfielders: Dede Ayew (Arlese Avignon, France) Michael Essien (Chelsea, England) Kwadwo Asamoah (Udinese, Italy) Agyemang Badu (Udinese, Italy) Stephen Appiah (Bologna, Italy) Anthony Annan (Rosenborg, Norway) Haminu Dramani (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia), Sulley Muntari (Inter Milan, Italy) Quincy Owusu-Abeyie (Al Sadd, Qatar), Derek Boateng (Getafe, Spain) Bernard Kumordzi (Panionios, Greece) , Laryea Kingston (Hearts, Scotland), Kevin-Prince Boateng (Portsmouth, England)
Strikers: Prince Tagoe (Hoffenheim, Germany) Asamoah Gyan (Rennes, France), Dominic Adiyiah (AC Milan, Italy), Matthew Amoah (NAC Breda, Holland)