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Kenya to host African men’s U20 rugby tournament pool ‘A’ matches



Kenya’s Billy Odhiambo, front, and Fiji’s Alasio Sovita vie for the ball during World Rugby Sevens Series final action in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sunday, March 11, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)


Kenya  is set to host pool ‘A’  matches of the African men’s Under-20 rugby tournament between the 27th and 30th March next year.

Kenya will face Tunisia in their opening match on the 27th March before squaring it out with defending champions Namibia, Tunisia and Senegal.

Pool ‘A’ champions will book a slot at the 2019 Junior World Rugby Trophy tournament set for Brazil.

Kenyan team coached by Paul Odera  will start their training next month in readiness for the pool matches.

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Pool ‘B’ comprise of Zimbabwe, Ivory Coast, Morocco and Madagascar with Uganda headlining Pool ‘C’ alongside, Algeria, Zambia, and Ghana.


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