Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng have been expelled from Ghana's World Cup squad for disciplinary problems.
The Ghana Football Association said both had been "suspended indefinitely" in a statement.
AC Milan midfielder Muntari has been punished for an alleged "unprovoked physical attack" on a member of management staff.
Boateng was sent home for "vulgar verbal assaults" towards coach Kewsi Appiah during a training session, for which he had shown "no remorse".
The announcement comes just hours before Ghana play Portugal in their crucial final game in Group G.
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