Stedman Gans will captain the Springbok Sevens squad at the Hamilton and Sydney Sevens tournaments in place of the injured Siviwe Soyizwapi.
Stedman Gans is proud to have been given the opportunity to lead an experienced Sevens Academy side during the International Invitational tournament in Dubai this week.
Chris Dry and Stedman Gans have recovered from injury to be included in the Blitzboks squad for the next two tournaments in Hamilton and Sydney.
Blitzboks Muller du Plessis and Justin Geduld are in a race against time to be fit for the Hamilton Sevens.
The Blitzboks will travel to the Paris leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series without the services of Stedman Gans after the youngster broke his hand in training.