Blitzbokke drawn against world champions
South Africa will face title holders New Zealand in the pool stages of the Sevens World Series tournament in Dubai on December 2 and 3.
The Blitzbokke, who finished third at the series opener in Gold Coast, Australia, at the weekend were also drawn against the United States and Portugal in Group B on Sunday.
Fiji, who defeated New Zealand in the Gold Coast final, will square up against Samoa, Argentina and the UAE in Pool A.
France and England were drawn in Pool C with minnows Kenya and Zimbabwe.
Australia are up against Wales, Scotland and Canada in Pool D.