The Black Stars skipper has been named in the Black Stars squad to face Uganda on Friday.
Ghana will play the Cranes of Uganda in Tamale as the Black Stars start their journey to make it to the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia.
Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan is named in the squad with his deputy Andre Ayew missing due to his injury at club West Ham United.
Hearts of Oak Inusah Musah and Ghana Premier League champions Wa All Stars’ Emmanuel Ocran have been called into the team for close monitoring.
The Black Stars team will begin their training in Accra on Monday and Tuesday before travelling to Tamale to wrap up their preparations.
Razak Braimah (Cordoba, Spain), Adam Kwarasey (Rosenborg, Norway) Richard Ofori (Wa All Stars)
Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City, England), Jeffery Schlupp (Leicester City, England), Baba Rahman (Schalke, Germany), John Boye (Sivasspor, Turkey), Jonathan Mensah (Anzhi, Russia), Edwin Gyimah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa)
Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese, Italy), Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain) Enock Adu Kofi (Malmo, Sweden) Samuel Tetteh (Leifering, Austria), Mubarak Wakaso (Panathinaikos, Greece), Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium), Christian Atsu (Chelsea, England), Gilbert Koomson (Songdal, Norway)
Asamoah Gyan (Al Ahli, UAE), Jordan Ayew (Aston Villa, England), Abdul Majeed Waris (Lorient, France), David Accam (Chicago Fire, USA)
The senior national team of Ghana will also play South Africa in an international friendly in Durban on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 after the game against Uganda.