Coach Kwesi Appiah has released a provisional squad ahead of next month’s African Cup of Nations qualifier against the Harambee Stars of Kenya.

Appiah on Wednesday released a list of 21 players to begin preparations for the crucial world qualifier against the East African giants.

Ghana's squad consists of top players and new faces.

Ayew brothers and Gyan are missing out of the squad.

The Stars will camp in Ethiopia before facing Kenya in the Afcon qualifiers next month.

Goalkeepers:
Lawrence Ati (Sochaux, France), Richard Ofori (Martizburg,South Africa)

Defenders:
Harrison Afful (Columbus, USA) Daniel Opare (Antwerp,Belgium) Kassim Nuhu (1899 Hoffenheim, Germany) John Boye (FC Metz, France) Daniel Amartey ( Leicester City, England) Andy Yiadom (Reading Football Club, England) Nicholas Opoku (Udinese, Italy)

Midfielders:
Afriyie Acquah (Empoli, Italy) Isaac Sackey ( Alanyaspor, Turkey) Ebenezer Ofori (New York City FC, USA) Christian Atsu (Newcastle, England) Edwin Gyasi (CSKA Sofia, Bulgaria) Kwadwo Asamoah (Inter Milan, Italy) Nana Ampomah (Waasland-Beveren, Belgium)

Forward:
Raphael Dwamena (Levante UD, Spain) Thomas Partey (Atlético Madrid) Majeed Waris (FC Nantes) William Owusu (Antwerp, Belgium) Frank Acheampong (Tianjin Teda, China)

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