Black Stars head coach, Kwesi Appiah has presented his 30-man AFCON provisional squad to the Normilisation Committee and Sulley Muntari has been omitted whiles captain Asamoah Gyan made cut.
The list includes several youngsters and boosted by experienced Black Stars players. Youngsters who played vital roles in the U23 side such as Osman Bukari, Majeed Ashimeru, Joseph Paintsil and strikers Kwabena Owusu, Bernard Tekpertey and Dauda Mohammed were all named.
Egyptian-based Ghanaian striker, John Antwi was also called to be considered for the tournament in familiar territory as he is among the leading scorers in the top flight with Misr El Makasa.
Here is the full squad list;
Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United), Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko) Fatau Dauda (Enyimba FC)
Defenders: Andy Yiadom (Reading FC) Fatawu Mohammed (Hearts) Baba Rahman (Stade Reims) Lumor Agbeyenu (Goztepe) Kassim Adam (TSG Hoffenheim) Joseph Aidoo (KRC Genk) Isaac Donkor (Universitatea Craiova) Musah Nuhu (St. Gallen) John Boye (FC Metz)
Midfielders: Mubarak Wakaso (Deportivo Alaves) Rahman Chibsah (Frosinone Calcio) Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid) Osman Bukari (AS Tren?ín) Abdul Fatwau Safiu (Asante Kotoko) Andre Dede Ayew (Fenerbahcé) Christian Atsu (Newcastle United) Majeed Ashmeru (St. Gallen) Joseph Paintsil (GRC Genk)
Strikers: Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace) Asamoah Gyan (Kayserispor) Majeed Waris (FC Nantes) Caleb Ekuban (Trapzonspor) Richmond Boakye-Yiadom (Red Star Belgrade) John Antwi (Msr El Makasa) Kwabena Owusu (Salamanca) Bernard Terkpetey (Paderborn) Dauda Mohammed (Vitesse Arnhem).