The Rugby Africa U20 Barthes Trophy returns to Nairobi for a fourth time this April after previous editions in 2019,2021 & 2022.
The tournament, which serves as the Africa U20 Championship will be played from 22nd to 30th April at the Nyayo National Stadium and brings together eight of Africa’s leading U20 sides battling it out for the overall title and a ticket to this year’s World Rugby Junior Trophy which also takes place in Nairobi in July this year.
Leading the charge in Nairobi are defending champions Zimbabwe, last year’s beaten finalists Namibia, hosts Kenya and Madagascar.
Other teams that will be in Nairobi are Uganda, Zambia, Tunisia and the Ivory Coast.
The tournament will be played on a knockout basis with over three match days
Quartefinals 22nd April
Semifinals 26th April
Finals 30th April
*Match schedules and ticketing information will be released in subsequent communications.