Christian Gyan

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Christian Gyan
Personal information
Full name Christian Attah Gyan
Date of birth (1978-11-02) 2 November 1978 (age 38)
Place of birth Tema, Ghana
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2007 Feyenoord 93 (3)
1998 Excelsior (loan) 16 (0)
2006–2007 Excelsior (loan) 16 (0)
2008–2009 TPS 16 (0)
2009 Wrexham 0 (0)
2010 RoPS 0 (0)
2010–2011 RKSV Leonidas
National team
1998–2002 Ghana 23 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 April 2010 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 June 2007 (UTC)

Christian Attah Gyan (born 2 November 1978 in Tema) is a Ghanaian former footballer who currently plays for Leonidas


Gyan signed for Feyenoord in 1996. During the following season the club send him on loan to Excelsior. After only a couple of months Feyenoord recalled the defender, and he made his debut for Feyenoord that same season. Gyan remained with Feyenoord for the next eight seasons. He was mainly used as a substitute. Gyan did play the 2002 UEFA Cup Final against Borussia Dortmund. He replaced the suspended Brett Emerton in the starting eleven. With Gyan Feyenoord went on to beat Dortmund 3-2. While at Feyenoord Gyan also won a Dutch League Championship and a Johan Cruijff Schaal. Gyan was one of the most popular players at Feyenoord, always gaining a big applause from the fans when he started his warming-up. Gyan played 23 games for the national team of Ghana. In June 2008 Gyan completed a successful trial for the Finnish club Turun Palloseura, and he signed a 6-month deal with TPS on 3 June. In January 2009 Gyan signed for Wrexham until the end of the 2008-09 season,[1] but made only two appearances for the club in the FA Trophy before being released at the end of the season.[2] He signed a contract for RoPS in February 2010. In July, he got released by the club because of knee injury that happened in February. Gyan did not make any appearances for RoPS. He finished his career at amateur side Leonidas Rotterdam.


  1. ^ Gyan Signs On Archived 5 October 2010 at the Wayback Machine. 27 Jan 2009
  2. ^ "Saunders begins Wrexham revamp". BBC Sport. 2009-04-28. Retrieved 2008-04-28. 

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