Kenya Under 20 youngster Michele Brighetti has been handed a call up in Italy under 20 ahead of the Six Nations clashes against Wales and France.
The back who featured in Kenya Under 20 squad that conquered Africa beating Namibia 21-18 at KCB Sports Club to qualify for the World Junior Trophy and also featured in the tournament which was held in Brazil has made the Italian 24-man Squad.
Players who are yet to make full senior debut but have played for junior side are eligible to switch sides according World Rugby Rules.
Italian Under 20 National Team Technical Manager Fabio Roselli is expected to lead the youngsters in Montichiari in training on Monday 27 January and Tuesday before leaving for Wales on Wednesday.
They will face Wales on Friday 31 January at Colwyn Bay in the opening match. On Saturday 1 February the team led by Roselli will return to Italy, to Rome, where preparation for the second match in the tournament will continue.
The departure for France is scheduled for Wednesday 5 February, while the Azzurrini will take the field on Friday 7 February to face the Frenchmen at Aix-en-Provance.
This is the list of players called up: