South Africa will once again host the Under-20 World Cup in 2024 this summer, World Rugby announced on Wednesday. The 2024 World Cup will bring together “the twelve best U20 nations in the world”, divided into three groups of four, “from June 29 to July 19”, specified the governing body of world rugby in a press release.
This is the second consecutive time that the rainbow nation has hosted the World Cup in the category, the third in total. The Bleuets, three-time title holders, are in Pool A with New Zealand, Wales and Spain. The Baby Boks will face England, Argentina and Fiji in Pool C while Ireland, 2023 world vice-champion, will challenge Australia, Georgia and Italy. The final is scheduled for Cape Town Stadium on July 19.