Kenya U19 team to the World Cup flagged off

posted on Dec 25, 2017

The Kenya under-19 Men’s cricket team to the 2018 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand was flagged off on Saturday, 23rd December, 2017 at State House Nairobi by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

The president while flagging off the team pledged to support the cricket fraternity by building a world-class stadium within the next five years as part of his agenda to develop talents and empower the youth.

Uhuru said that land had already been set aside for the stadium and plans are being finalized to start the construction.

The team departs the country on Friday, 29th December to play a couple of warm-up matches in Sydney, Australia before arriving in Christchurch, New Zealand on the 7th of January 2018.

While in Australia, the under-19 squad will take on Sydney Thunder indigenous team on 2nd at Punchbowl Oval before entertaining Thunder Nation Cup All Stars on 4th January in Rouse Hill

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