Appiah has made three changes from the previous selection against the USA and will also start Esperance defender Harrison Afful and Schalke midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng.
The Black Stars are playing Germany in a must-win game in Fortaleza on Saturday and at least a draw will keep their hopes alive in the 2014 World Cup.
Afful and Boateng are replacing Daniel Opare and Jordan Ayew respectively.
Ghana Starting XI
Fatau Dauda, Harrison Afful, Kwadwo Asamoah, Jonathan Mensah, John Boye, Rabiu Mohammed, Christian Atsu, Sulley Muntari,Kevin-Prince Boateng, Asamoah Gyan and Andre Ayew.