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German-born forward Jamie Leweling handed maiden Black Stars call-up

German-born forward Jamie Leweling has been handed a maiden call-up to the Black Stars ahead of next month 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sudan.

The youngster has decided to pledge his international future to the West African country despite been available to play for the European powerhouse.

The 19-year old plays in the Bundesliga II for SpVgg Greuther Fürth and has made five appearances in the ongoing campaign for his side.

Jamie Leweling is the only debutant in the squad named by Ghana coach Akonnor for the 2021 AFCON qualifier next month.

Below is the Black Stars squad for AFCON 2021 qualifiers against Sudan 

Goalkeepers: Richard Ofori (Orlando Pirates FC), Razak Abalora (Asante Kotoko SC), Lawrence Ati-Zigi (St Gallen)

Defenders: Baba Abdul Rahman (Chelsea FC), Gideon Mensah (Vitoria de Guimaraes, Afful Harrison (Columbus Crew FC), Anang Benson (MSK Zilina), Djiku Alexander (Strasbourg FC), John Boye (FC Metz), Nicholas Opoku (Amiens FC), Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo)

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Midfielders: Partey Thomas (Arsenal FC), Baba Idrissu (RCD Mallorca), Mubarak Wakaso (Jiangsu Suning FC), Emmanuel Lomotey (Amiens FC)

Forwards/Wingers:

Andre Ayew (Swansea City FC), Tariq Fosu (Brentford), Samuel Owusu (Al-Ahli Jeddah) Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace FC), Caleb Ekuban (Trabzonspor), Jamie Leweling (Greuther Furth), John Antwi (Pyramids FC), Jeffery Schlupp (Crystal Palace)