The two best defenders, Daniel Amartey and Nicholas Opok, who had been in the previous squad for an unsuccessful match against Sierra Leone, were excluded from the team for injury.
Swiss midfielder Majeed Ashimer was in the group while the routed inclusion of Solomon Asante's midfielder turned out to be Russian.
Depending on what he escaped, Kassim Nuhu returned to the team that played matches to prove his physical condition.
The list also shows that attackers Raphael Dwamena and Richmond Boaky Yiado were excluded from the team.
Skipper of the black stars Asamoah Gyan, who was on the Ghana side of the two-track qualifying in Kumasi and Freetown last month, was included in the team.
Taiwanese coach Kwesi Appiah tries to revive his hopes that the final AFCON final will be held next year.
The Black Stars team will start next week in Nairobi when it plans to travel to Addis Ababa. Ghana faces Ethiopia on November 18, 2018 at the Addis Ababa Sports Stadium.
2019 AFCON with a new format of 24 teams will be held from June 15 to July 13 in Cameroon.
Goalkeeper: Richard Ofori (Martizburg, South Africa) and Lawrence Ati (Sochaux, France)
Defenders: Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew, USA), John Boye (FC Metz, France), Lumor Agbenyenu (Sporting CP, Portugal), Andy Yiadom,
(Alenka, Spain), Kwadwo Asamoah (Inter Milan, Italy), Majeed Ashimeru (Switzerland, St. Gallen), Andre Ayew (Fenerbahce, Turkey), Nana Ampomah (Waasland-Beveren, (Atlético Madrid)
Forward: Majeed Waris (FC Nantes, France), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace, England) Asamoah Gyan (Kayserispor, Turkey) Emmanuel Boateng (Levante, Spain)