Eight players who ply their trade in the Ghana Premier League have been handed call ups by the head coach of the senior national team the Black Stars.

The Ghana coach on Wednesday afternoon announced a 30 man squad for two friendly matches with the team mostly made up of foreign based players.

Two goalkeepers from the local league were called up with Razak Abalora and Danlad Ibrahim both having links with Kotoko.

Three defenders namely Joseph Agyei(Legon Cities), Ishmael Abdul Ganiyu (Kotoko) and Dreams FC full back Philemon Baffour were handed an invitation.

The remaining three players are Abdul Fatawu Isahaku who currently plays for lower tier side Steadfast FC and was voted as the AFCON U-20 player of the tournament in Mauritania, Gladson Awako and Medeama's Rashid Nortey.

Two high profile games against North African giants Morocco (Atlas Lions) and two-time African champions Ivory Coast (Elephants) next month in place of the two FIFA World Cup qualifiers that got cancelled last week.