Norway-based midfielder Gilbert Koomson has been called up for the first time whilst midfielder Enoch Adu Kofi, who plays in Sweden, returns to the national side for the first time since December 2014.
Grant also invited local-based duo, Hearts of Oak defender Inusah Musah and Emmanuel Ocran of Wa All Stars to join the team.
The Black Stars are seeking for a fourth successive appearance at the Mundial.
Congo will host Egypt in the other Group E match on Sunday, 9 October 2016 in Kintele.
Goalkeepers: Razak Braimah (Cordoba, Spain), Adam Kwarasey (Rosenborg, Norway) Richard Ofori (Wa All Stars)
Defenders: Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew, USA), Daniel Amartey (Leicester City, England), Jeffery Schlupp (Leicester City, England), Baba Rahman (Schalke, Germany), John Boye (Sivasspor, Turkey), Jonathan Mensah (Anzhi, Russia), Edwin Gyimah (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Inusah Musah (Hearts of Oak)
Midfielders: Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese, Italy), Afriyie Acquah (Torino, Italy), Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid, Spain) Enock Adu Kofi (Malmo, Sweden) Samuel Tetteh (Leifering, Austria), Mubarak Wakaso (Panathinaikos, Greece), Frank Acheampong (Anderlecht, Belgium), Christian Atsu (Chelsea, England), Gilbert Koomson (Songdal, Norway), Emmanuel Ocran (Wa All Stars)
Forwards: Asamoah Gyan (Al Ahli, UAE), Jordan Ayew (Aston Villa, England), Abdul Majeed Waris (Lorient, France), David Accam (Chicago Fire, USA)