Ghana welcome back Boye and Mensah for Montenegro match

John Mensah (left) and John Boye (right)

Ghana centre-backs John Boye and Jonathan Mensah have both returned from injury to be included in a 21-man squad for the World Cup warm-up against Montenegro on Wednesday 5 March.

Coach Kwesi Appiah has dropped first choice goalkeeper Fatau Dauda after his failure to get regular game time with his South African club Orlando Pirates.

He has also left out former AC Milan striker Dominic Adiyiah.

After the match in Podgroica, Ghana will play Netherlands on 31 May.

At the World Cup, Ghana are in Group G with Germany, Portugal and the USA.

Squad:

Goalkeepers: Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars), Adam Kwarasey (Stromgodset)

Defenders: David Addy (Vitoria Guimaraes), Harrison Afful (Esperance), Jerry Akaminko (Eskisehirspor), John Boye (Stade Rennes), Samuel Inkoom (Platanias), Jonathan Mensah (Evian Thonon Gaillard FC), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege)

Midfielders: Albert Adomah (Middlesbrough), Emmanuel Agyemang Badu (Udinese), Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus), Christian Atsu (Vitesse Arnhem), Andre Ayew (Olympique Marseille), Michael Essien, Sulley Muntari (both AC Milan), Mubarak Wakaso (Rubin Kazan)

Forwards: Jordan Ayew (Sochaux), Kevin Prince Boateng (Schalke 04), Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain), Abdul Majeed Waris (Valenciennes).

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