Newcastle United winger Christian Atsu, will miss the Black Stars first two Afcon qualifiers against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principle next month due to injury.
The winger has ruled himself out of Ghana's two duels in November in order to respond to full treatment.
The 27-year-old has told the technical handlers of the Black Stars to exclude him from the two qualifiers on medical grounds.
According to Atsu, he has not recovered fully from the injury he sustained weeks ago at Newcastle United.
"He [Christian Atsu] will not be part of the team for the two matches against South Africa and Sao Tome and Principle".
"He communicated his unavailability to the coaches because he hasn't recovered fully from an injury he picked up at Newcastle United training".
Astu has featured eight times for Newcastle United this season with two assists to his credit.
The Black Stars will begin their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers campaign with the Bafana Bafana of South Africa on November 14.
Three days later, the senior national team of Ghana will fly out to face Sao Tome and Principle for their second Group C fixture.
2021 Afcon Qualifier: Newcastle United winger Christian Atsu, will miss the Black Stars Afcon qualifier opener against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa due to injury, sportsworldghana.com can exclusively report.
Atsu, our outfit, can confirm has told the Black Stars technical team to excuse and exclude him from the squad for the big clash against South Africa.
The game is slatted for 14th November, 2019 at the Cape Coast Stadium.