Ghana coach Avram Grant has whittled down his 31-man provisional squad to 26 ahead of the Black Stars’ trip to Spain for a pre-tournament camping.
The four-time African champions will leave Ghana tonight to Seville to prepare for the Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.
Conspicuous among the dropped names are Malmo’s Enoch Adu Kofi, goalkeeper Stephen Adams and Albert Adomah.
Goalkeepers making the trip are Fatau Dauda, Ernest Sowah and Razak Brimah.
Defenders: John Boye, Jonathan Mensah,Jeffery Schlupp, Samuel Inkoom, Harrison Afful, Baba Rahman, Awal Mohammed,Kwabena Adusei and Daniel Amartey.
The 26-man provisional team also includes Edwin Gyimah, Afriyie Acquah, Agyemang Badu, Mubarak Wakaso, Rabiu Mohammed, Christian Atsu, Solomon Asante, Ibrahim Moro, Andre Ayew, Frank Acheampong, Asamoah Gyan, Kwesi Appiah, David Accam and Jordan Ayew.
According to a statement from the Ghana FA, the Israeli is, however, still observing the injury situation of striker Majeed Waris who was named as part of the initial 31-man provisional squad.
Three players will be subsequently dropped before the final 23-man squad is presented to Caf on January 7.