Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah will take with him 18 players for Tuesday’s international friendly against Liberia.

Six players from the initial 24-man squad will not be part of the traveling party to Monrovia

Goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey, Daniel Opare, Harrison Afful, Emmanuel Clottey and Isaac Vorsah, who all featured in the 2-0 home win against Malawi on Saturday in the qualifying for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations will miss the friendly.

Also excused is Emmanuel Agyemang- Badu, who missed the game in Accra through injury.

Ghana plays the Lone Star on 11 September in Monrovia in a game to mark Liberia’s independence anniversary.

Goalkeepers: Ernest Sowah (Berekum Chelsea), Fatau Dauda (AshantiGold)

Defenders: Razak Nuhu (Stromgodset, Norway), Samuel Inkoom (Dnipro, Ukraine), John Boye (Rennes, France), Jerry Akaminko (Eskisehirspor, Turkey), Rashid Sumaila (Kotoko)

Midfielders: Anthony Annan (Osasuna, Spain), Isaac Coffie (Chievo, Italy), Derek Boateng (Dnipro, Ukraine), Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus, Italy), Christian Atsu (Porto, Portugal), Solomon Asante (Berekum Chelsea), Andre Ayew (Marseille, France)

Strikers: Jordan Ayew (Marseille, France), Richmond Boakye Yiadom (Juventus, Italy), Abdul Majeed Warris (Hacken, Sweden), Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain, UAE).