The captain for the side Asamoah Gyan has been benched in a squad that comprises BBC African Player of the year nominee Thomas Partey paired in midfield with Depotivo Alaves midfielder Mubarak Wakaso, TSG Hoffenheim defender Kasim Nuhu will protect the defence with experienced France based Metz defender John Boye.
The line up to face Ethiopia:
GK- Richard Ofori
DEF: Harrison Afful, Lumor Agbeyenu, Kasim Nuhu, John Boye
MID: Mubarak Wakaso, Christian Atsu, Andre Ayew, Thomas Partey
ATT: Jordan Ayew, Emmanuel Boateng