Waisea Nacuqu will not be able to recover in time for the Cape Town 7s this weekend.
Coach Gareth Baber has confirmed that Nacuqu has a knee injury and will not be available this weekend.
Baber also says that Apisai Domolailai sustained a knee injury in Dubai but is progressing well and will be back to play this weekend.
He says there are no other injury concerns in the team.
England are the defending champions of the South Africa 7s.
Meanwhile, the Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s team will play Wales at 9.37pm Saturday, they will then meet Canada at 12.58am Sunday before taking on Samoa at 4.19am Sunday.
The quarterfinals will start at 11.04pm Sunday, semifinals at 3.34am next Monday while the final will be held at 6.44am next Monday.
Looking at the HSBC World Rugby 7s Series points table, South Africa is leading with 22 points, New Zealand is in second place with 19 points, England is in third place with 17 points while Fiji is in fourth place with 15 points.Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.