The Kenyan Premier League (KPL) management will on Thursday 31 March be holding the official launch of the KPL U20 tournament.
The launch will be conducted at the Southern Sun Hotel in Nairobi starting 10am as confirmed by the KPL Chief Logistics Officer, Frank Okoth.
The tournament, which is scheduled to be played in April will be a replica of the previous U19 tournaments held in 2011 and 2013 though this year, the tournament will be played in the three school holidays in April, August and December.
The teams participating in the tournament will be drawn from the youth sides of the 16 clubs participating in the top flight and the KPL says this is in line with the policy to develop youth football.
Here’s the statement from the KPL
The Kenyan Premier League will on Thursday officially launch the 2016 KPL Under-20 Championship with a new partner.
The unveiling will take place at the Southern Sun hotel in Nairobi during which time the draw for the April tournament involving the youth teams of the 16 KPL club will be conducted.
Similar tournaments will also take place in August and in December in line with the KPL policy of promoting youth football development in the country.