Gyan in May 2008
|Date of birth||(1980-07-02) 2 July 1980 (age 42)|
|Place of birth||Accra 22, Ghana|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals|
Gyan was born in Accra. He played for Dynamo Moscow, FC Saturn and Czech side Slovan Liberec. 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.
Gyan was a regular for Ghana and was part of the 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 made 25 appearances for Ghana scoring 4 goals.
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.
- Baffour Gyan at Soccerbase