The Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s Team lost to South Africa 26-14 in their second pool match in the Cape Town 7s.
Fiji scored two tries from Jerry Tuwai and Filimoni Botitu while South Africa scored four tries came from Rosko Specman, Seabelo Senatla, Justin Geduld and Ruhan Nel.
Fiji led South Africa 14-7 at half-time.
Fiji will need to beat Japan in their last pool match at 6.35am to book their spot in the quarterfinals.
A strong first half wasn't quite enough to hold off the host @blitzbokke7s for our Fiji Airways Fijian 7s who went down in game two 26-14.— Fiji Rugby Union (@fijirugby) December 14, 2019
The boys will switch focus to an important third round against Japan at 6.35am FJT#bringtheheat🔥 pic.twitter.com/ycXTMPChqu
Meanwhile, the Fijiana 7s Team lost to New Zealand 12-10 in their second pool match.
|PLAY BY PLAY|
Yellow card to Seabelo Senatla of South Africa. Fiji capitalise on the miss-match in numbers and score a try from Jerry Tuwai
|Filimoni Botitu scores 2nd try for Fiji. Conversion is good||'4|
|'6||Roscoe Specman score South Africa's 1st try|
|'8||Seabelo Senatla score South Africa's 2nd try in the second half|
|'10||South Africa score another try through Ruhan Nel to take the lead for the first time in this match|
|'13||Another try for South Africa. Try from Justin Geduld.|