Kenya Rugby Union will host the 2019 edition of Barthes Cup(The Africa U20 Tournament) from March 27th.
Kenya U20- coached by Paul Odera- will play Namibia, Tunisia and Senegal in Nairobi according to Rugby Africa. The winner will qualify for the 2019 Junior World Rugby Trophy in Brazil.
"Rugby Africa have confirmed that Kenya will be hosting the Pool A matches of the 2019 U20 Barthes Cup. Earlier this year, Participating Unions had been asked to bid to host this tournament which takes place on the 27th and 30th of March," said KRU through a statement on Wednesday.
Barthes Cup 2019
Pool A: Namibia, Tunisia, Kenya, Senegal (25 March 2019 to 27 March 2019)
Pool B: Zimbabwe, Ivory Coast, Maroc, Madagascar (1 April 2019 to 7 April 2019)
Pool C: Uganda, Algeria, Zambia, Ghana (8 April 2019 to 14 April 2019)
Fixtures 27th March
Match 1: Namibia vs Senegal
Match 2: Tunisia vs Kenya
Match 3: Loser M1 vs Loser M2
Match 4: Winner M1 vs Winner M2