[caption id="attachment_671050" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-671050" alt="ICC Under-19 World Cup on display Getty Images" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/u-19.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> ICC Under-19 World Cup on display Getty Images[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Kenya announced a 15-member squad for the upcoming<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/icc-world-cup-u-19"> ICC Under-19 World Cup 2018</a>, which will be played in New Zealand in January. Kenya have been placed in Group A alongside defending champions West Indies, hosts New Zealand and heavyweights South Africa. <p></p> <p></p>Coach Jimmy Kamande sounded excited for the start of the marquee tournament. <p></p> <p></p><em>Cricbuzz</em> quoted him saying, "I am very excited as a coach to take this group to New Zealand. They are massively talented with the potential for even greater things. I'm confident we have picked a combination that will give us the desired results." <p></p> <p></p>The team currently is training at the Sikh Union grounds in Nairobi, and will board the flight for New Zealand on December 28. <p></p> <p></p>Their opening match will be against South Africa on January 14.