Jika Sports – Virtual Soccer & Racing

31 December 2020 | , ,

You might have seen the virtual games by Jika Sports across many major SA sports betting sites. Since being launched officially in June 2020 the games by Jika Sports have seen increased popularity due to the punters’ demand for fresh content. Let’s have a closer look at the available games and the company developing them

About Jika Sports

Jika Sports is part of global virtual games provider Kiron Interactive. Kiron is a pioneer and leading games supplier for 20 years. The company, which started of in Johannesburg, holds a number of licenses and certifications. This allows them to offer their games portfolio across 60 countries. In South Africa they hold licenses with all relevant regulatory bodies.

With the official launch of Jika Sports mid 2020 virtual sports are now available to South African punters in a fully certified and reliable way. Jika means ‘to turn’ in Zulu. Therefore, the company intents to revert the way South Africans bet on sports by concentrating on some the nation’s most loved sports, soccer and racing.

Kiron’s strong games portfolio is very comprehensive and currently contains 24 numbers games and virtual sports titles.

Best Jika Games in South Africa

It is all about sports with Jika Sports which divides into Jika Soccer and Jika Racing. Below we have listed the currently available games in South Africa. For detailed information have a look at our detailed reviews for the most played games by following the links.

Jika Soccer

Pick matches from the English Premier League, the Italian Serie A or the Spanish La Liga. Then see real teams compete in completely virtual environments. For detailed information have a look at our Jika Virtual Soccer game review.

Jika Racing

  • Horse Racing: very realistic animations of high speed races across varying tracks offer gripping action every few minutes.
  • Jump Racing (Jumps): between 8 to 14 horses go head to head and jump diverse fences in this action packed simulated reproduction of the well-know sport Steeple Chase.
  • Trotting: every few minutes 8 to 14 racers take to the track for real Harness racing. With dynamic distances and race tracks Jika Trotting is surely entertaining.
  • Motor Racing: bring the thrill of live motor racing onto your device with state-of-the-art simulated races. 8-14 cars compete every 6 minutes.
  • Greyhound Racing: while real greyhound racing is banned in South Africa you can still enjoy it in a completely virtual way.
  • Racing Roulette: Jika has combined classical horse racing with the excitement of roulette into a highly innovative game

Racing Roulette is part of the Numbers Games and Lottery Games provided by Kiron which also contains titles such as Spin2Win, Lucky Loot, Lotto Horses or Lotto Cars.

Where to play Jika Sports

Since its launch Jika Sports has been integrated with the online betting platforms of many South African bookmakers.

Below we have listed the sites you can currently play Jika Sports across all your favourite devices.

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Gbets is part of the Goldrush Group, one of the largest and most trusted gaming companies in South Africa.
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South Africa’s one stop betting destination with over 1 million sports betting opportunities; best Premier League Odds
  • Good bonuses with fair wagering requirements
  • Slots, Aviator and Live Casino Games
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Leading South African bookmaker who offers the best in sports betting and casino games entertainment - a must for every punter!
  • Great, competitive odds
  • Generous, regular promotions
  • Live In-Play, BetGames, Lucky Numbers
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One of the world's leading bookmakers with an incredibly vast selection of sports and games.
  • Optimised for mobile + data free offer
  • Generous bonuses and promotions
  • Jika Sports, BetGames, Lucky Numbers
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South Africa's premier online sports book since 2002 with a massive sports betting and lotto offering and best bonuses
  • up to R15,000 bonus on 1st deposit
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  • Live Games, Betgames & Slots
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100% African-owned and run bookmaker with a wide and varied offering
  • Wide range of bonuses and promotions
  • Slots, Instant & Live Games
  • Lots of special features

Jika Virtual Sports games work across all devices. Whether you want to bring the action home and play on your desktop and laptop or rather want to bet on the go – the games work seamlessly across.

Why play Jika Virtual Games

While Virtual Games might be new to many of us they come with quite a few advantages:

  • Bet every few minutes 24/7
  • Fast results; gone are the days where you needed to wait 90 minutes for the outcome of a football match. Virtual Soccer matches are over within a minutes.
  • Immense game variety; the sheer amount of soccer matches and races is a real game changer
  • Diverse betting options with dynamic and increased odds on a variety of single and combination bets.
  • So real! Jika Sport has managed to animate all games in the best possible way. Using the latest technology these simulates games are as close the real action as possible.


What is Jika Sport?

Jika is a South African provider of virtual soccer and racing games. The Jika Sports games are fully licensed and therefore safe to play.

Where can I play Jika Sports?

Jika Sports – Jika Soccer and Jika Racing are currently available across a few big South African bookmakers, including Gbets, Betway and Hollywood Bets. See our overview listing for all choices.

How can I bet on Jika Sports?

Jika Sports can be played across many bookmakers. To place your bets you have to follow these steps:
1. Log into your betting account (or register a new account if you do not have one yet).
2. Select the Jika Sports tab
3. Pick your game: Soccer or Racing
4. Place your bets
5. Get your live results immediately after

Can I play Jika Sports on my mobile?

Yes, you can. The games are fully optimised to work seamlessly across all devices, from desktop and laptop to all established mobile devices.

Jika Sports has definitely enriched our betting experience. Give it a go yourself! Pick one of our trusted bookmakers and try Virtual Games first hand! It might be a bet of a change at first but with many advantages virtuals are definitely worth trying. The games are virtual but the wins are real!

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