Awal Suleman was detained by the Cape Coast Police following his invasion of the pitch in Ghana's AFCON qualifier against South Africa.
Following his release, he headed home like a hero set free from jail. People gathered around the streets leading to his home to celebrate him.
The 25-year old former 400m runner was arrested by Police after he run onto the pitch in the 84th minute of Ghana's 2-0 win against the Bafana Bafana.
He spent two days in Police custody.
His detention has divided opinions in the public with a social media trend asking for the release Awal.