How to Open a Sportscene Account Online in South Africa

Sportscene is one of the leading fashion retailers in South Africa, offering a wide range of clothing, footwear, accessories, and beauty products from top brands. If you love shopping at Sportscene and want to enjoy more benefits and rewards, you might be interested in opening a Sportscene account online.

A Sportscene account is a store credit card that can be used to make purchases at any Sportscene store in South Africa, as well as at any TFG partner retailer. The account comes with R1,500.00 worth of designer vouchers and two budget options to choose from.

In this blog post, we will guide you through the complete process of opening a Sportscene account online in South Africa. We will cover everything from the requirements to fill out the application form online to understanding how long it takes for approval. We will also discuss some other easy ways to apply for a Sportscene account such as through SMS or WhatsApp.

What Is A Sportscene Account?

A Sportscene account is an online account that allows you to access all the features of Sportscene website. With a Sportscene account, you can:

  • Browse through thousands of products from different brands
  • Compare prices and sizes
  • Add items to cart
  • Checkout securely
  • Track orders
  • Manage returns
  • Redeem rewards points
  • Access exclusive deals

Why You Should Open a Sportscene Account Online

Opening a Sportscene account online has many advantages over visiting a physical store or applying through other channels. Here are some of them:

  • Convenience: You can apply for a Sportscene account online from anywhere and anytime, without having to queue up or fill out paper forms.
  • Speed: You can get your approval within minutes after submitting your application form online.
  • Flexibility: You can choose between two budget options: Basic or Premium. The Basic option costs R99 per month and gives you access to all TFG stores and partner retailers. The Premium option costs R199 per month and gives you additional benefits such as free delivery on orders over R500, discounts on selected items, and exclusive offers.
  • Rewards: You can earn points on every purchase with your Sportscene account and redeem them for vouchers or cashback. You can also enjoy special promotions and discounts throughout the year.

How to Open a Sportscene Account Online

To open a Sportscene account online, follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Visit the Sportscene website

Go to the official website of TFG Money, which is the financial services arm of The Foschini Retail Group that operates under various brands including Sportscene.

Step 2: Click on the “Start Application” button

On the homepage of TFG Money, click on the “Start Application” button that says “Apply for an Account”.

Step 3: Fill out the online application form with your personal details

You will be redirected to an online application form where you need to provide your personal details such as your name, surname, date of birth, gender, contact number, email address, ID number or passport number.

Step 4: Provide any required supporting documents

You will also need to upload some supporting documents such as proof of identity (ID or passport), proof of address (utility bill or bank statement), proof of income (bank statement or payslip), and consent form (which you need to read and accept).

Step 5: Submit your application

Once you have completed all the fields and uploaded all the documents, click on the “Submit” button at the bottom of the page.

Step 6: Wait for approval

After submitting your application form online , you will receive an instant confirmation email with your reference number. You can use this number to track the status of your application on TFG Money’s website . It usually takes up to three working days for approval.

Step 7: Once approved, start enjoying your benefits

Once your application is approved , you will receive another email with instructions on how to activate your Sportscene account online . You will need to enter some personal information such as your name, surname, ID number or passport number again.

After activating your account online , you can start shopping at any TFG store or partner retailer using your Sportscene card. You can also manage your account online by checking your balance, viewing transactions history, updating personal details, changing budget options or closing account.

How To Use Your Sportscene Account Online?

Now that you have opened a Sportscene account online, you can start shopping and enjoying the benefits. Here are some tips on how to use your Sportscene account online:

  • Log in to your account by clicking on “Sign In” at the top right corner of the homepage
  • Enter your email address or phone number and password in the boxes provided
  • Click on “Sign In” to access your account dashboard
  • From your account dashboard, you can:
    • View your profile and edit your personal details
    • Manage your orders and track their status
    • Manage your returns and request refunds
    • Manage your rewards points and redeem them for discounts
    • Manage your subscriptions and preferences
    • Contact customer service and get help
  • To shop online, you can:
    • Browse through the categories and subcategories of products
    • Use the search bar to find specific products or brands
    • Use the filters and sorting options to narrow down your results
    • Click on the product image or name to view more details
    • Select the size, color, and quantity of the product
    • Click on “Add to Cart” to add the product to your cart
    • Click on “View Cart” to review your cart items
    • Click on “Checkout” to proceed to payment
    • Enter your delivery address and choose your delivery method
    • Enter your payment details and choose your payment method
    • Review your order summary and confirm your order
    • You will receive an order confirmation email or SMS with your order number
    • You can track your order status from your account dashboard or by using the order number

Frequently Asked Questions About Opening a Sportscene Account Online

Here are some common questions that people have about opening a Sportscene account online:

Q: Can I open more than one Sportscene account?

A: Yes, you can open more than one Sportscene account if you wish. However, each account must have its own unique reference number and cannot be linked together.

Q: Can I use my existing credit card instead of opening a new one?

A: No, you cannot use your existing credit card instead of opening a new one. A credit card is not accepted by TFG Money as it does not meet their eligibility criteria.

Q: Can I apply for a Sportscene account if I am not a South African citizen?

A: Yes, you can apply for a Sportscene account if you are not a South African citizen. However, you will need to have a valid passport and a work permit or a study permit.

Q: How can I pay my Sportscene account?

A: You can pay your Sportscene account in various ways such as online, via EFT, via debit order, via cellphone banking, via ATM, or at any TFG store or partner retailer.

Q: How can I check my Sportscene account balance?

A: You can check your Sportscene account balance online , via SMS, via USSD, via phone, or at any TFG store or partner retailer.

Q: How can I close my Sportscene account?

A: You can close your Sportscene account online , via phone, or at any TFG store or partner retailer. You will need to pay off any outstanding balance and return your Sportscene card.


Opening a Sportscene account online is a quick and easy way to enjoy more benefits and rewards from shopping at Sportscene and other TFG partner retailers. You can apply online in a few minutes and get approved within three working days. You can also choose between two budget options and earn points on every purchase.

If you are interested in opening a Sportscene account online, visit the TFG Money website and start your application today. Alternatively, you can apply via SMS, WhatsApp, phone, or store. Happy shopping!

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