Sierra Leone national U19 Cricket team is expected to start eight-nation Africa Division 2 World Cup Qualifier campaign when they take on Botswana on Friday 30th September in Abuja, Nigeria.

The Sierra Leonean lads have been placed in Group B alongside host; Nigeria Botswana, and Rewanda.

After the Botswana challenge, the squad will face Rwanda on October 2 before taking on the host nation on Tuesday, October 4th at the Abuja Pitch 1 and Abuja Pitch 2 in Abuja.

Meanwhile, Nigeria has announced, teen star Abdulkareem Ridwan was named as their captain of the team as they wrap up preparation for the eigh-nation Africa Division 2 World Cup qualifiers.