Ghana will be unable to secure the services of youngster Kevin Danso after the player opted to represent Austria.
The 18-year-old made his debut for Austria in a World Cup qualifier against Wales on Monday.
The Augsburg midfielder was one of the targets for the Ghana Football Association who were willing to have the player switch his Nationality and represent the Black Stars.
He joins Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah who also made his debut for the Netherlands in a World Cup qualifier.
Danso, who had represented Austria at junior level was expected to opt for the African giants having been born by Ghanaian parents.
Black Stars Coach Kwesi Appiah has been trying to persuade some foreign-born Ghanaians to switch their allegiance to their native country.
Huddersfield Town forward Collin Quaner who holds a Ghanaian ancestry is reported to be a target for Coach Appiah.
By Frank Darkwah