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Free access to Sportpesa for Cell C customers!

Sportpesa - Africa's premier sports gaming platform - has launched officially and Cell C customers can access their service for free!

Sportpesa was founded in 2014 and currently operates in Kenya, Tanzania, the United Kingdom, Italy and now South Africa. They are main sponsors for Cape Town Football Club.

Sportpesa is an online sports betting portal where customers can bet on soccer, basketball, tennis, rugby and cricket, all directly from a mobile phone. The service is accessible via USSD, a dedicated Android app, SMS and online through

All Cell C customers will be able to access the service via USSD, the Sportpesa App and SMS absolutely FREE! This means placing a bet on their favourite sport will not cost a cent other than the cost of the bet being placed.

To use the service a customer needs to be over 18 years of age and register an account on Sportpesa via *120*47773# or through the Sportpesa App or website. Once registered customers can deposit funds into their betting account and place their bet.

  1. Cell C Customers
    As a Cell C customer, you will not use any airtime or data for the use of USSD, SMS betting and the SportPesa Android App. However, the actual bet placed will cost you the amount that you decide to wager, and it will be deducted from your SportPesa account.
  2. Non-Cell C Customers
    1. USSD and SMS will be charged at the rate* determined by your Mobile network.
      *Indicative rates for the above are 20c/20 seconds per session for USSD and 50c per SMS.
    2. Android app will have standard data usage and will be charged at the rate determined by your Mobile network.
  3. For all other terms and conditions regarding SportPesa, please click the following link:
    Terms and Conditions