Ghana have named their 30 man provisional squad due to travel to France for a training camp between 24-29 May ahead of this summer’s FIFA World Cup.
Chelsea’s Michael Essien is selected despite missing most of the final part of this season with a knee operation, from which he is still recovering.
Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac also selects four players based in Ghana for his provisional squad, which is listed below.
Ghana Provisional World Cup Squad
Goalkeepers: Richard Kingson (Wigan Athletic/ENG), Daniel Agyei (Liberty Professionals), Stephen Ahorlu (Hearts of Lions), Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars)
Defenders: Samuel Inkoom (Basel/SUI), Eric Addo (Roda JC/NED), Jonathan Mensah (Granada/ESP), Lee Addy (Bechem Chelsea), Rahim Ayew (Zamalek/EGY), Hans Sarpei (Bayer Leverkusen/GER), John Mensah (Sunderland/ENG), Isaac Vorsah (Hoffenheim/GER), John Paintsil (Fulham/ENG)
Midfielders: Sulley Muntari (Inter Milan/ITA), Derek Boateng (Getafe/ESP), Anthony Annan (Rosenborg/NOR), Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese/ITA), Kwadwo Asamoah (Udinese/ITA), Andre Ayew (Marseille/FRA), Michael Essien (Chelsea/ENG), Stephen Appiah (Bologna/ITA), Haminu Dramani (Lokomotiv Moscow/RUS), Quincy Owusu Abeyie (Al Sadd/QAT), Bernard Kumordzie (Panionios/GRE), Laryea Kingston (Hearts/SCO), Kevin-Prince Boateng (Portsmouth/ENG)
Strikers: Matthew Amoah (NAC Breda/NED) Asamoah Gyan (Rennes/FRA), Prince Tagoe (Hoffenheim/GER), Dominic Adiyiah (AC Milan/ITA)