Originally launched in Kenya back in 2014, the Sportpesa brand has rapidly expanded and set up operations in other parts of Africa and also in the UK where they have worked hard to get themselves on the very competitive UK gambling arena. Their growth and success is largely in part to their commitment to technology and penetration on the mobile betting market. They took a while to introduce the app but it was certainly worth the wait as we shall see in our review of the Sportpesa app
- 1) How to download the app?
- 2) In which country is the app available?
- 3) What are the system requirements?
- 4) Pros and Cons of the app (Android + iOS)
- 5)Bonuses & promotions in the app
- 6) Other features in the app
- 7) How to bet with the app?
- 8) Payments methods for the app
- 9) Customer Service for the app
- 10) Conclusion on the Sportpesa App
1)How to Download the Sportpesa Mobile App?
These are the steps to take in order to download the Sportpesa Mobile App
Android users can download the Sportpesa app from the Sportpesa website using the steps below:
- Go to the Sportpesa mobile site
- Look for the App icon on the menu and click on it
- It will open a different page with the option to download the Sportpesa APK file
- Change the settings of your phone to accept applications from unknown sources and proceed to download
- When you finish downloading the Sportpesa APK file, you can install it
iOS users can download the Sportpesa app from the Apple App store by following these steps:
- Go for the same App icon on the Sportpesa website
- Select Download on Appstore option and you will be redirected to the App Store
- Proceed to download and install it on your iOS device.
Sportpesa Mobile Website
The Sportpesa Mobile website is very well developed as it was the alternative before they developed the apps. It is accessible from all the different browsers. All you have to do is to type in the link in your browser. Virtually all the features from the website have been captured on their mobile website.
TIP: Upon downloading this mobile app, we recommend you to read our free betting tips to gain an insight on the best football tips
2) In which countries is the Sportpesa app available?
SportPesa is a global brand and therefore the app is available in most countries other than a number of blacklisted ones. At the moment Sportpesa operates and has offices in Tanzania, South Africa, Italy, Ireland, the Isle of Man, and the UK but it has active plans to extend operations to other countries.
Approved African countries for app download: 🇰🇪 🇹🇿 🇿🇦 🇳🇬 🇬🇭 🇺🇬
3) Which systems are required?
Your device should have Android 4.1.1 or higher
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
Whenever there’s a new update, you will receive a message informing you about the new version. It is mandatory to update the app in order to keep using the SportPesa mobile application. New releases might include new fixes and new functionalities related to the application.
4) What are the Pros & Cons of the app?
- Easy to download
- Easy to use interface
- Live chat available
- Variety of payment methods
- All betting options similar to desktop version
- Not compatible with Windows
- No promos
5) Bonuses available for app users?
Unfortunately Sportpesa does not have much in terms of bonuses. At the moment neither a welcome bonus nore free bets are available… – we will inform you as soon as promotions are available!
You can get more promotions on Sportpesa as well as other betting sites by reading our betting bonus page
6) Other features and options in the Sportpesa App?
Here are other features that you can get from the app:
- Thousands of events on football and other sports
- Variety of payment options
- Insights on the Livescores, results and sports news
- Cash-our option & in-play betting
You can place bets on live events from the app in not just football but across other sports as well. To view the live betting feature on the mobile site, click the ‘Sportsbook’ tab then scroll to the ‘Live’ section.
This one allows you to select several options from the same game and combine them into a unique multiple bet
Cashouts are a common feature in most sportsbooks today. The app allows you to cash out on your bets by selecting on the bet history and choosing the bet(s) that have a cashout amount indicated.
7) How to Place a Bet?
- Choose the sport you wish to bet on
- Select the event and click on the betting option
- Click on the betslip at the top right to view the selected event(s)
- Click on PLACE BET to place the bet
8) How to make payments?
How to Deposit
Select the DEPOSIT FUNDS option on the app and choose from the payment methods available to you based on your country
How to Make a Withdrawal
Choose the WITHDRAW FUNDS option and select your preferred method for withdrawing, again based on your country
9) How to Contact Customer Service using SportpesaApp?
You can engage customer service directly using the app by logging in and tapping on the Live Chat service and sending in your questions. Clients can also go to the home button from where you can see all the contact methods available.
Our assessment of the Sportpesa app was quite interesting. It is clear that Sportpesa has invested quite a bit into their mobile betting infrastructure and we were pleased with the website outlook and the interactive interface of the mobile app. The website features are all catered for in this app and the arrangement of the menu is quite ideal and pleasing to the eye. We highly recommend the use of this mobile app as it will give you all the solutions in one place.
To get more details about Sportpesa and other betting sites, you can read our respective reviews! Just go to best betting sites in Africa
- The Sportpesa app reaches 93/100 points in our bookmaker app test