Namibia, will be the first side to arrive for the Rugby Africa Barthes U20 Trophy happening in Nairobi from 24th June to 3rd July.
The former champions will land in Nairobi on Monday 21 June and will be followed by Madagascar and Senegal who will jet in on Wednesday 23 June ahead of matchday 1 action on Saturday 26 June 2021 at the Nyayo National Stadium which will be the tournament’s host venue.
Namibia relinquished their title to Kenya when they fell to a 21-18 defeat in 2019 final played at the KCB Sports Club in Ruaraka.
The Barthes U20 Trophy is held under the auspices of Rugby Africa and serves as the Africa U20 championship.
Usually, the winner of this competition proceeds to represent Africa at the World Rugby Junior Trophy.