Aduana Stars striker Yahaya Mohammed was handed a deserved Ghana recall as Charles Kwabla Akonnor announced his first squad.

CK Akonnor announced the squad at a news conference in Accra on Tuesday. 

The 32-year-old has been rewarded for his impressive season in the Ghana Premier League. He has scored 10 goals in 12 matches and sits top of the goal scorer’s chart along with Nigerien Victorien Adebayor.  

Yahaya hasn’t played for the Black Stars since his debut in 2007 but has been a regular in local Black Stars team. 

Akonnor conference

Aside, Yahaya Mohammed three local players have also been invited by the head coach. They are Hearts of Oak goalkeeper Richard Attah, Asante Kotoko central defender Habib Mohammed and AshantiGold left-back Kwadwo Amoako. 

CK Akonnor has handed debut call-up to England-based attacker Tariqe Fosu whom he met with during his European tour last month. Another debutant is Eugene Ansah who plays in Israel.

The usual suspects’ captain Andre Ayew, Jordan Ayew, Mubarak Wakaso, Richard Ofori and Thomas Partey are in the squad.

The Black Stars will host Sudan at Cape Coast Stadium on March 27 in Group C of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.

It will be followed by a reverse fixture in Omdurman within three days.

Full Squad Below:      

Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori(Maritzburg), Razark Abalorah(Azam) Richard Attah(Hearts of Oak)

Defenders: Kwadwo Amoako(AshantiGold), Andy Yiadom(Reading), Gideon  Mensah(Waregem) , Nicholas Opoku(Amiens), Joseph Aidoo(Celta Vigo), Kasim Nuhu (Düsseldorf) and Habib Mohammed(Asante Kotoko)

Midfielders: Mubarak Wakaso (Jiangsu), Alfred Duncan(Fiorentina), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid) Kudus Mohammed (Nordsjaelland).  Iddrisu Baba(Mallorca) Andre Ayew (Swansea)

Forwards: Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace), Richmond Boakye- Yiadom(Crvena Zvezda), Eugene Ansah (Hapoel Ra’anna), Yahaya Mohammed (Aduana Stars).