Johannesburg – The Imperial Wanderers Stadium are proud to confirm that the stadium will be cashless operated come 20 March 2022 – The 10th edition of the Betway Pink Day ODI, Proteas vs Bangladesh.

Having been in the planning pipeline for some time, the stadium looked at various options, with signal strength during peak stadium capacity being the hampering factor for mobile devices and the payment uses thereon.

Lions Cricket Head of Marketing, Commercial and Communications, Wanele Mngomezulu is delighted to announce the news;

“In addition to the usage of your normal debit or credit card, zapper and other cashless solutions, we are working closely with Main Event Catering as the official Stadium Master Concessionaire as well as Howler as the cashless solution provider. Howler is a cashless platform which uses RFID cards or wristbands to transact at events.”

Topup with any amount online before the event at, or at Howler topup stations strategically located at the stadium.

It’s simple tapping of your card or wristband to pay at any bar, merchandise, or food trader to instantly complete your transaction. No pin, no incorrect change, no cash needed.

The only cash accepting point we will have for our 10th Betway Pink Day ODI, is when one is buying the Howler recharge card at specific points. For more information, please visit

Mngomezulu concludes:

“The impact of Covid 19 has forced us to implement the cashless environment as part of reducing the spread of the virus and also manage our operational and on-site cash management risks. We as the stadium strive to implement all possible measures to contain the spread of the virus irrespective of the number of spectators allowed into our venue. The safety of our fans remains a critical component of our business” @WanderersZA 

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