Blitzboks to face USA in quarters

South Africa won all three of their pool matches on day one of the Tokyo Sevens.

The Blitzboks started the day on a bad note, losing a man to a yellow card and trailing Kenya by 7-5 at half-time. South Africa recovered their composure in the second stanza, and eventually emerged 26-12 winners.

While they took some time to get going in their second clash against Japan, they ran in five tries and won 33-5. The subsequent match against Argentina witnessed the same trend, as the Blitzboks won 28-12 thanks to a strong second-half showing.

South Africa will face USA, who finished second in Pool C, in the Cup quarter-final on Sunday.

Blitzboks results (Day 1)

Beat Kenya 26-12
Beat Japan 33-5
Beat Argentina 28-12

All results and fixtures

Photo: Duif du Toit/Gallo Images

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