Rwanda’s U19 men’s national team, Portugal, Croatia and Algeria have been drawn in Group A of the 10th IHF Men's Youth (U19) World Championship that will take place in Croatia from August 2-13. Rwanda and Burundi will be making their debut in the tournament after they secured their first-ever medals during the 2022 African Men's Youth Handball Championship held in Kigali, Rwanda, from 30 August to 6 September 2022. The pair is among four countries that will represent Africa at the 2023 Men's Youth World Handball Championship alongside Egypt and Morocco. Egypt secured the continental title after beating hosts Rwanda 51–29 in the final while Morocco defeated Burundi 41–34 to claim the bronze medal. Groups Group A: Portugal, Croatia, Rwanda and Algeria Group B: Hungary, Slovenia, Morocco and New Zealand Group C: Egypt, Iceland, Japan and Czech Republic Group D: Spain, Korea, Brazil and Bahrain Group E: Denmark, Austria, Chile and Mexico Group F: Norway, Montenegro, North Macedonia and IHF Trophy Group G: Germany, Argentina, Saudi Arabia and USA Group H: Sweden, Faroe Islands, Iran and Burundi.