Five home-based stars in Ghana squad to face Malawi
Berekum Chelsea striker Emmanuel Clottey in Ghana's squad to face Malawi
The quintet includes Berekum Chelsea trio Ernest Sowah, Solomon Asante and Emmanuel Clottey.
The rest are goalkeeper Fatau Dauda of AshantiGold and new Kotoko signing Rashid Sumaila.
Appiah has been monitoring players in the Ghana Premier League and wants them to stake a place in the team.
The Black Stars will play the Flames at the Accra Sports Stadium on 8 September with the return leg scheduled for 14 October.
The team will also engage Liberia three days later for a friendly against Liberia in Monrovia.
Goalkeepers: Adam Kwarasey (Stromgodset, Norway), Ernest Sowah (Berekum Chelsea), Fatau Dauda (AshantiGold)
Defenders: Daniel Opare (Standard Liege, Belgium), Harrison Afful (Esperance, Tunisia), Razak Nuhu (Stromgodset, Norway), Samuel Inkoom (Dnipro, Ukraine), John Boye (Rennes, France), Isaac Vorsah (Hoffenheim, Germany), Jerry Akaminko (Eskisehirspor, Turkey), Rashid Sumaila (Kotoko)
Midfielders: Anthony Annan (Osasuna, Spain), Isaac Cofie (Chievo, Italy), Derek Boateng (Dnipro, Ukraine), Emmanuel Agyemang Badu (Udinese, Italy), Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus, Italy), Christian Atsu (Porto, Portugal), Solomon Asante (Berekum Chelsea), Andre Ayew (Marseille, France)
Strikers: Jordan Ayew (Marseille, France), Boakye Yiadom (Juventus, Italy), Emmanuel Clottey (Berekum Chelsea), Abdul Majeed Warris (Hacken, Sweden), Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain, UAE).