Down 0-19 at half-time, South Africa engineered a magical comeback to win 20-19 in what will be remembered as a final for the ages.
But he credited a "very good" South Africa team on its victory and pointed to the positives for Fiji over the last few weeks. Fiji also lost to Scotland and only just scraped through to the final.
Baber acknowledged that the injured Tuwai was sorely missed.
Scotland coach John Dalziel, meanwhile, did not hide his frustrations as he lambasted his players in the tunnel, following the Canada defeat.
Fiji are second in the Sevens Series standings with 123 points, seven behind leaders the US. He picked up a hamstring injury within two minutes of the first game, a 50-12 win over Canada. JUST WATCHED This Jewish rugby team is changing the game Replay More Videos ...
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"But it's a mental game, and the big thing is to remind them what they can achieve and when they achieved it, and link that to their physical recovery and show them that come tomorrow morning, they can be in a different space".
"He said we needed to trust the processes and that we needed to score first". JUST WATCHED Tiffany Faaee blazies trail in U.S. rugby Replay More Videos ... "Tomorrow will be another day of rugby with its own challenges, and the boys will be there to get on with the task". They hung onto every word we said and started to believe it. Tiffany Faaee blazies trail in United States rugby 02:10 South Africa remains fourth in the World Series standings but closes the gap on New Zealand in third place after the All Blacks Sevens were defeated by Fiji in Sunday's quarterfinals before going down to Samoa in the 5th place playoff.
Aminiasi Tuimaba scored after two minutes, slipping a tackle and finishing a superb solo break for his 17th try in his last 18 matches.
In other matches, South Africa beat Scotland 36-10, Samoa defeated Spain 40-14 and England beat Kenya 36-7.
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