Olympiacos striker Kostas Mitroglou has been handed his first full call-up for Greece's FIFA World Cup™ qualifying play-off against Ukraine.

The 21-year-old, who has played for his country's U-21 side, has been named by coach Otto Rehhagel in the absence of Eintracht Frankfurt forward Ioannis Amanatidis, who is set to undergo surgery on a knee injury.

Also unavailable are Giorgos Seitaridis and Christos Patsatzoglou, while Vasilis Torosidis has been named in the squad despite carrying a knock.

Greece, who finished second behind Switzerland in qualifying Group Two, host the first leg against Ukraine in Athens on Saturday, before a return leg in Donetsk four days later.

Ukraine finished six points behind England in Group 6.

Greece squad: Kostas Chalkias (PAOK), Alexandros Tzorvas (Panathinaikos), Michael Sifakis (Aris Salonika); Loukas Vyntra, Nikos Spiropoulos (both Panathinaikos), Vangelis Moras (Bologna), Avraam Papadopoulos, Vasilis Torosidis (both Olympiacos), Sokratis Papastathopoulos (Genoa), Sotirios Kyrgiakos (Liverpool); Kostas Katsouranis, Giorgos Karagounis, Alexandros Tziolis, Sotiris Ninis (all Panathinaikos), Grigoris Makos (AEK Athens), Vasilis Pliatsikas (Schalke); Dimitris Salpigidis (Panathinaikos), Theofanis Gekas (Bayer Leverkusen), Georgios Samaras (Celtic), Kostas Mitroglou (Olympiacos), Vasilis Koutsianikoulis (PAOK), Angelos Charisteas (Nurnberg).