The striker wants to rest after a hectic week.
Gyan who completed a transfer to Al Ahli Dubai on the final day of the transfer window arrived in Accra on Thursday to join up with the rest of his team mates. The striker it seems wants to take his time to recover from his exertions before departing with the team for a friendly against Russia on Tuesday, September 6.
The Black Stars have already qualified for next year's AFCON in Gabon but their preparation for the game against Rwanda has been less than ideal after players were made to buy their air tickets after the country's ministry of youth and Sports declared it had no funds to provide the tickets.
The absence of Gyan could further open a chance for local stars Abednego Tetteh of Bechem United and Kumasi Asante Kotoko hotshot, Dauda Mohammed who have been called up by manager,Avram Grant for the game.