Two epic challenges on Day One of Cape Town 7s

Captains of all 7s teams in Cape town. Picture: WORLD RUGBY

THE first day of the Cape Town Sevens will feature two matches capable of a Cup final.

In the first encounter, the Fiji Airways Fiji 7s side plays England in its last pool match.

This game will be played at 5.03am on Sunday.

The memories of a 19-17 defeat is still fresh in the minds of Fijian fans who saw Fiji losing out on the World Series title going down to England in the quarter-final of the Paris 7s last year.

In another epic encounter, series defending champions South Africa and Dubai 7s winners New Zealand go head to head in the final match of Day One at 6.56am on Sunday.

Meanwhile in Fiji will play France at 9.59pm on Saturday before playing Kenya at 1.20am on Sunday.

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