(Top L to R) Ghana's defender Baba Rahman, Ghana's midfielder Mubarak Wakaso, Ghana's defender Jospeh Aidoo, Ghana's goalkeeper Richard Ofori, Ghana's defender John Boye, Ghana's midfielder Thomas Partey, Ghana's forward Jordan Ayew, (bottom L to R) Ghana's forward Owusu Kwabena, Ghana's midfielder Andre Ayew, Ghana's midfielder Samuel Owusu and Ghana's defender Andy Yiadom pose for a group picture during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Group F football match between Guinea-Bissau and Ghana at the Suez Stadium in the north-eastern Egyptian city on July 2, 2019. (Photo by fadel senna / AFP) (Photo credit should read FADEL SENNA/AFP/Getty Images)

Black Stars coach Charles Akonnor has named his 23-man squad for the double-header 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sudan in November.

The squad includes Baba Rahman, Mubarak Wakaso and John Boye who are all returning to the team after over a year absent, having last featured at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

US-based experienced right-back, Harrison Afful, who last played for the team in 2018, has been called-up for the the crucial qualifiers next month.

Akonnor has also handed a debut call up to German-born, 19-year-old winger, Jamie Leweling who plays for Greuther Fürth in the 2. Bundesliga.

The likes of Bensong Annang, Alexander Djiku and Tariqe Fosu have been rewarded with a return after they impressed in friendly against Qatar earlier this month.

Captain Andre Ayew, Jordan Ayew and Thomas Partey are also in the squad.

The Black Stars will face Sudan on November 12 in Cape Coast and play the North Africans five days later in Khartoum.

They lead Group D with six points from their first two games, having beaten South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe last year November.

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Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Orlando Pirates FC), Razak Abalora (Asante Kotoko SC), Lawrence Ati-Zigi (St Gallen)

Defenders: Baba Abdul Rahman (Chelsea FC), Gideon Mensah (Vitoria de Guimaraes, Afful Harrison (Columbus Crew FC), Anang Benson (MSK Zilina), Djiku Alexander (Strasbourg FC), John Boye (FC Metz), Nicholas Opoku (Amiens FC), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo)

Midfielders: Thomas Partey (Arsenal FC), Baba Idrissu (RCD Mallorca), Mubarak Wakaso (Jiangsu Suning FC), Emmanuel Lomotey (Amiens FC)

Forwards/Wingers: Andre Ayew (Swansea City FC), Tariqe Fosu (Brentford), Samuel Owusu (Al-Ahli Jeddah) Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace FC), Caleb Ekuban (Trabzonspor), Jamie Leweling (Greuther Furth), John Antwi (Pyramids FC), Jeffery Schlupp (Crystal Palace)