Rugby Afrique has named Top 14 referee Thomas Charabas to officiate the clash between Kenya and Senegal on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at RFUEA grounds.
Charabas becomes second French referee to officiate Kenya in the African competition after Tual Trainini took charge in the win over Tunisia.
The 2pm clash against Senegal will see Charabas assisted by Namibian duo of Oscar Lambert and Nicardo Pienaar.
Charabas was part of the officiating panel at the 2016 World Rugby U20 Championships and officiates in the French Top 14.
15 July 2017
Kenya vs Senegal at RFUEA Ground, Nairobi
Referee: Thomas Charabas (France)
Assistant referees: Oscar Lambert (Namibia), Nicardo Pienaar (Namibia)
Uganda vs Tunisia at Kyadondo Rugby Club, Kampala
Referee: Lesego Legoete (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Victor Odour (Kenya), Peris Mukoko (Kenya)
Namibia vs Zimbabwe at Hage Geingob Stadium, Windhoek
Referee: Quinton Immelman (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Alec Maposa (Botswana), Kennedy Ndaba (Botswana)