France-born defender Alexander Djiku will make his maiden appearance for Ghana after he was named in the starting line up against Mali.

BlackStars will face their Malian counterpart tonight at the Emir Hotel Sports Complex in Antalya in an international friendly.

The Strasbourg defender who received his maiden call up to the Black Stars two weeks ago will start in midfield alongside Thomas Teye Partey and Bernard Mensah.

Eugene Ansah and Tarique Fosu have also been handed their debut for Ghana as C K Akonnor kicks off his reign against Mali.

Ghana Starting XI:

Lawrence Ati-Zigi (GK)
Tarique Fosu
Kassim Nuhu Adams
Nicholas Opoku
Gideon Mensah
Alexander Djiku
Bernard Mensah
Thomas Teye Partey
Eugene Ansah
Andre Morgan Ayew (C)
Jordan Ayew