BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: (L-R) Joseph Paul Amoah of Team Ghana, gold medalist Jereem Richards of Team Trinidad and Tobago and silver medalist Zharnel Hughes of Team England celebrate following the Men's 200m Final on day nine of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at Alexander Stadium on August 06, 2022 on the Birmingham, England. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Ghana’s Joseph Amoah wins bronze in Men’s 200m final

Ghana’s Joseph Amoah has won bronze in the Men’s 200m at the Commonwealth Games.

The Ghanaian finished third in the finals with a time of 20.49sec behind Jareem Richards of Trinidad & Tobago as well as Zynell Hughes who placed first and second respectively.

Amoah who was rested in the men’s 4×100 relay run a race of his life to big third place at the back of a disappointment after Ghana’s relay team got disqualified for violating rules.

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND – AUGUST 06: Jereem Richards of Team Trinidad and Tobago celebrates as they cross the finish line to win the gold medal in the Men’s 200m Final on day nine of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at Alexander Stadium on August 06, 2022 on the Birmingham, England. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

He becomes the first African to pick a medal in the 200m since 2007 and also Ghana’s first medal at this year’s Commonwealth games in the track event.