Baffour Gyan

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Baffour Gyan
Personal information
Full name Baffour Gyan
Date of birth (1980-07-02) 2 July 1980 (age 37)
Place of birth Accra, Ghana
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Al-Nasr Benghazi
Number 18
Youth career
Liberty Professionals
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997 Liberty Professionals 0 (0)
1997–1998 AO Kalamata 16 (1)
1998–1999 Liberty Professionals
1999–2000 Anagennisi Karditsas 8 (0)
2000 Liberty Professionals 22 (1)
2000–2004 Slovan Liberec 62 (11)
2004–2006 Dynamo Moscow 40 (3)
2006–2009 FC Saturn Moscow 37 (2)
2010–2011 Asante Kotoko 33 (15)
2011– Al-Nasr Benghazi 56 (23)
National team
2001–2008 Ghana 25 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Baffour Gyan (born 2 July 1980 in Accra) is a Ghanaian footballer who is currently playing for Al-Nasr Benghazi of Libya as a striker.[1]


He has played for Dynamo Moscow, FC Saturn and Czech side, Slovan Liberec.[2] After twelve years playing of playing football in Europe, he returned on 28 September 2009 back to his homeland Ghana and signed a three years contract with Asante Kotoko.[3]

International career[edit]

He is a regular for Ghana and was part of the Ghana squad at the 2004 Summer Olympics. On 18 November 2007, he scored for Ghana in their 2-0 win against Togo in the Pre-2008 African Cup of Nations Tournament held in Accra, Ghana. He has 4 goals in 25 International games for Ghana. He is a current Member of the Ghana Senior Local National Team.

Personal life[edit]

He is the brother of Al Ain FC striker Asamoah Gyan and attended the Adisadel College in Cape Coast Ghana.

In September 2014, Baffour Gyan handed himself over to the police when the Ashanti Regional Editor of the Daily Graphic, Daniel Kenu, accused him of having led some people to assault him: during a pre-match press conference for the black stars 2015 African Cup qualifier against Uganda, Kenu had asked Asamoah Gyan to clarify a rumour that he had a hand in the disappearance of his friend, Theophilus Tagoe alias 'Castro', a musician. Kenu said much later on, Baffour Gyan who had not been at the press conference, met him and assaulted him. Baffour denied the accusation. Though the case went to court, Kenu withdrew the case citing health reasons.[4]


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