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Alonzo Parks | 07 March, 2018, 00:18

Brave Shujaa defied the bookmakers odds in heart-stopping fashion on Saturday night as they showcased remarkable grit and bravery, beating Fiji 17-14 in Las Vegas in the USA Sevens.

The Blitzboks conceded a podium place to Fiji, who beat them 26-22 in the bronze final, but Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell was not despondent at all.

Cape Town - Blitzboks speedster Cecil Afrika was the only South African included in the Dream Team for the USA Sevens in Las Vegas this past weekend.

"Ja again when we review ourselves after a tournament it's never about the results, it's all about the effort and how the guys implement their individual roles in a tournament".

Fiji meet USA while South Africa are up against Argentina in the Cup semi-finals.

It is the fourth time Kenya is failing to go past the main Cup quarterfinals.

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After the break, Willy Ambaka levelled the scores, but it was Argentina who had the last laugh thanks to a Renzo Barbier try with a few minutes left to the final whistle.

"We are looking for consistency and given the number of new faces and some injuries, we did well in that regard".

"Obviously‚ we will have to improve come Vancouver‚ but our depth was tested very nicely today".

Danny Barrett's side will take on Argentina in the cup final after they upset the defending champions South Africa by 12-10.

Perry Baker scored twice against Fiji in the Las Vegas Sevens semifinal.

Fiji also scored four times‚ but converted three of them‚ which made all the difference.

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