Uganda Cricket Association have been awarded the hosting rights for ICC World T20 Africa regional finals for qualification towards ICC World T20 2020 global qualifiers in May 2019.
The development was confirmed by Patricia Kambarami, the development officer for International Cricket Council in the African region.
Six teams will compete at the 2019 ICC World Twenty20 Africa Regional Finals in Kampala.
Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda and Kenya already qualified from the two sub-regional qualifiers held in Nigeria and Rwanda and now await two qualifiers from Group “C” sub-regional qualifiers (the South African region), to be held in Botswana shortly.
Botswana, along with Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, St. Helena, Namibia, Swaziland and Zambia will be competing in the 8-nation qualifiers and two teams will progress.
The tournament will be held from 17th to 29th May, 2019 and will see the top 2 teams from the 6-nation event advance to global qualifiers for 2020 ICC World T20 in Australia.