Budapesti Honvéd SE (men's water polo)

Budapesti Honvéd Sport Egyesület is a Hungarian water polo club, that is part of the Budapest-based multi-sports club with the same name. Founded in 1950, they won six Hungarian championships and eight Hungarian cup titles.[1]

Racionat Honvéd
Founded1950
LeagueOB I
Based inBudapest, Hungary
ArenaKőér Street Swimming Pool
Capacity: 700
Colors   
PresidentLajos Fodor
Head coachLajos Vad
Championships6
Websitehonved-vizilabda.hu

In 2004, beside the domestic league success the team also collected the most prestigious continental cup, the LEN Euroleague, and later triumphed over LEN Cup winners CN Barcelona with a scoreline of 10–9 to win the LEN European Supercup.[2]

Since 1 July 2010 the club is officially known as Groupama Honvéd, following the club has agreed on a sponsorship deal with international insurance company Groupama.[3]

HonoursEdit

Domestic competitionsEdit

  Champions (6): 2000–01, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06
  Runners-up (2): 1967, 2006–07
  Third place (11): 1950, 1954, 1955, 1959, 1965, 1968, 1982, 1998–99*, 1999–00, 2007–08, 2008–09
  Winners (8): 1953, 1954, 1958, 1959, 1979, 1998–99, 2006, 2010
  Finalist (8): 1955, 1957, 1960, 1961, 1964, 1965, 1966, 2011
  • Szuperkupa (Super Cup of Hungary); Championship vs. Cup winner
  Winners (): 2005

European competitionsEdit

Winners (1): 2003–04
Semi-finalist (1): 2010–11
Runners-up (1): 1980–81
Winners (1): 2004

Current squadEdit

Season 2020–2021

Nat. Player Birth Date Position L/R
1   Attila Decker (1987-08-25) August 25, 1987 (age 33) Goalkeeper
2   Bálint Kiss (1996-04-12) April 12, 1996 (age 25)
3   Tamás Gyárfás (1994-08-24) August 24, 1994 (age 26)
4   Tibor Fazekas (1992-07-22) July 22, 1992 (age 28) Wing R
5   Bendegúz Tóth (1993-02-06) February 6, 1993 (age 28)
6   Róbert Fejős (1994-03-22) March 22, 1994 (age 27)
8   Márton Szívós (1981-08-19) August 19, 1981 (age 39) Wing R
9   Roland Zsolt Simon (1992-09-01) September 1, 1992 (age 28)
10   Balázs Kalanovics (1995-06-01) June 1, 1995 (age 26)
11   Pál Irmes (1997-01-01) January 1, 1997 (age 24)
12   Adrián Simon (1986-08-24) August 24, 1986 (age 34)
14   Borna Duvnjak-Starčević (1996-01-21) January 21, 1996 (age 25) Goalkeeper
  Norbert Hosnyánszky (1984-03-04) March 4, 1984 (age 37) Centre Back R

Technical staffEdit

  •   Technical Director: István Vincze
  •   Head Coach: Márton Szívós
  •   Youth Coach: Imre Tóth
  •   Team Doctor: Antal Gábor, MD
  •   Physiotherapist: Tamás Klenyán

Recent seasonsEdit

As of 19 May 2019.

Rankings in OB IEdit

P. 85 86 87 88 89 9098 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
2 2
3 3 3 3 3
4 4 4 4
5 5
6 6 6
7 7 7
8 8 8
9 9 9
10
11
12 12 12
13 13

In European competitionEdit

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2001-02 Champions League
  Finalist
Preliminary round
  Red Group
  Bečej 12-7 11-8 2nd
  Dynamo Moscow 13-4 9-10
  Jug Dubrovnik 10-7 6-9
Semi-final (F4)   Posillipo 9–8
Final (F4)   Olympiacos 7–9
2002-03 Champions League
  Finalist
Preliminary round
  Red Group
  HAVK Mladost 11-11 11-10 1st
  Olympiacos 6-4 12-7
  Olympic Nice 8-5 10-7
Semi-final (F4)   Spandau 04 11–6
Final (F4)   Pro Recco 4–9
2003-04 Euroleague
  Winner
Preliminary round
(Group D)
  Jadran Herceg Novi 6-6 5-6 2nd
  Jug Dubrovnik 8-5 11-12
  Spartak Volgograd 13-11 4-4
Quarter-finals   Vasas 8-8 7-6 15–14
Semi-final (F4)   Primorje Rijeka 7–6
Final (F4)   Jadran Herceg Novi 7–6
2004-05 Euroleague
  Finalist
Preliminary round
(Group D)
  Olympiacos 11-4 7-4 2nd
  Shturm Ruza 12-8 15-11
  Leonessa 12-8 3-7
Quarter-finals   Spartak Volgograd 13-6 12-8 25–14
Semi-final (F4)   Jug Dubrovnik 10–9 (aet)
Final (F4)   Posillipo 8–9 (aet)
2005-06 Euroleague Preliminary round
(Group A)
  Spandau 04 16-8 13-7 2nd
  Posillipo 14-9 8-9
  HAVK Mladost 12-10 10-13
Quarter-finals   Pro Recco 7-12 8-11 15–23
2006-07 Euroleague Preliminary round
(Group D)
  Barceloneta 12-8 13-14 1st
  Posillipo 15-7 13-10
  Panionios 13-11 15-3
Quarter-finals   Olympiacos 9-11 9-11 18–22
2007-08 Euroleague Preliminary round
(Group C)
  Jug Dubrovnik 11-10 5-10 3rd
  Vasas 5-6 8-8
  Panionios 9-4 12-8
2008-09 Euroleague elimination in Second qualifying round
2008-09 LEN Cup Round of 16   Vouliagmeni 12-3 12-8 24–11
Quarter-finals   Sintez Kazan 7-7 8-9 15–16
2009-10 Euroleague Preliminary round
(Group C)
  Olympiacos 12-10 6-10 4th
  Partizan 6-9 7-12
  Budva 6-10 6-14
2010-11 LEN Cup Round of 16   Hornets Košice 14-8 2-5 16–13
Quarter-finals   CSM Oradea 12-9 11-12 23–21
Semi-finals   Panionios 12-9 6-11 18–20
2011-12 Euro Cup Round of 16   Savona 12-10 10-14 22–24

Notable former playersEdit

Olympic championsEdit

Former coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Szakosztály" (in Hungarian). Honvéd Water Polo. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Szuperkupa-győztes a Domino-Honvéd" (in Hungarian). Origo. 6 November 2004. Retrieved 26 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Szponzorok – Groupama" (in Hungarian). Honvéd Water Polo. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2012.

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