Asante Kotoko are yet to secure resident and work permits for Ahmed Toure and Mamadou Kone to complete their registration.
The Ivorian duo have been are included in the club's 29-man squad registered by the club for the season.
But Kotoko must provide the permits to complete the process before they can be fielded in any competitive match.
The club's request for resident permits have been approved but the players yet to be handed their work permits.
Striker Toure is making a third stint with the Porcupine Warriors and Kone was snapped up in the off-season.