In December 2018, Rugby Africa confirmed that Kenya will be hosting the Pool A matches of the 2019 U20 Barthes Cup. Earlier in the year(2018), Participating Unions had been asked to bid to host this tournament which takes place on the 4th and 7th of April.

The Initial dates announced at the time were 27th and 30th of March.

Pool A teams and fixtures: Namibia, Kenya, Tunisia and Senegal

4th April

Match 1: Namibia vs Senegal 

Match 2: Tunisia vs Kenya 

7th April

Match 3: Loser M1 vs Loser M2

Match 4: Winner M1 vs Winner M2

The winner in this Pool will qualify for the 2019 Junior World Rugby Trophy.

Zimbabwe will host the Pool B matches on the 17th and 20th of April.

17th April

Match 1: Zimbabwe vs Ivory Coast 

Match 2: Morocco vs Madagascar 

20th April

Match 3: Loser M1 vs  Loser M2

Match 4: Winner M1 vs Winner M2

Pool C comprises of hosts Uganda, Ghana, Zambia and Algeria. Teams are expected to arrive on 6th May ahead of the tournament days 8th and 11th May.

8th May

Match 1 – Uganda vs Ghana

Match 2 – Zambia vs Algeria

11th May

Match 3 – Loser M1 vs Loser M2

Match 4 – Winner M1 vs Winner M2

 

 

News Reporter