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The Springboks will face Rugby World Cup hosts Japan in an historic encounter before the start of next year’s international showpiece.
Fiji bounced back from last week’s fifth-place finish by taking the Cup title at the Cape Town Sevens, defeating USA 29-15 in Sunday’s final.
Day One of the Cape Town Sevens saw hosts South Africa, USA, Fiji and Australia finish top of their pools after an entertaining day of action.
New Zealand beat the USA to win the first men’s World Rugby Sevens Series competition of the season following a 21-5 triumph in Dubai.
Fiji, New Zealand and Australia ended the opening day of the men’s competition unbeaten and are joined in the quarters by South Africa.