Kenyan official to take charge at Junior rugby world cup
05 February 2014, 14:37
Nairobi - Victor Oduor will be on the match
officials panel when the 2014 IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy is held from
7-14 April 2014 in Hong Kong.
This was announced by IRB General Manager
for Africa, Jean-Luc Barthes at the ongoing IRB Leading Rugby seminar in
Cape Town, South Africa.
Oduor earned the right to officiate in
Hong Kong after being ranked first in an IRB/CAR U-25 referees training
programme at the Maties Referee's Academy in Stellenbosch in August last
The Junior World Rugby Trophy is the second level of the IRB
tournament structure for under-20 national sides, second in the pecking
order to the IRB Junior World Cup.
Besides the JWRT, Oduor will also
officiate at the Youth Commonwealth Games rugby sevens tournament in
March in Gaberone, Botswana.