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Egri Vízilabda Klub (English: Water Polo Club of Eger) is a Hungarian water polo club based in Eger. One of the dominant teams in the country since the late 2000s, Eger won the national championship in 2011,2013,2014 and came in second in 2012. They also collected the gold medal in the Hungarian cup in 1972 and 2007. Beside the domestic successes they also finished runners-up in the LEN Cup in 2008.

Egri Vizilabda Klub
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Founded24 September 1910; 109 years ago (1910-09-24)
LeagueOB I
Based inEger, Hungary
ArenaAladár Bistkey Swimming Pool
Capacity: 3,000
Colors         
PresidentZoltán Szécsi
Head coachNorbert Dabrowski
Websiteegrivizilabda.hu

Starting from summer 2010 the club is known as ZF Eger after its main sponsor ZF Friedrichshafen.[1]

HonoursEdit

Domestic competitionsEdit

  Champions (3): 2010–11, 2012–13, 2013–14
  Runners-up (6): 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12, 2015–16, 2016–17
  Third place (6): 1964, 1969, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2014–15, 2017–18
  Winners (4): 1972, 2007, 2008, 2015
  Finalist (6): 1970, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2016

European competitionsEdit

Fourth place (1): 2016–17
Runners-up (1): 2007–08

Current squadEdit

Season 2017–18[2]

Nat. Player Birth Date Position L/R
1     Branislav Mitrović (c) (1985-01-30) January 30, 1985 (age 34) Goalkeeper R
2   Dániel Angyal (1992-03-29) March 29, 1992 (age 27) Guard
3   Strahinja Rašović (1993-03-09) March 9, 1993 (age 26) Guard
4   Dominik Kürti (1999-02-10) February 10, 1999 (age 20)
5   Norbert Hosnyánszky (1984-03-04) March 4, 1984 (age 35) Centre Back R
6   Bálint Lőrincz (1994-03-10) March 10, 1994 (age 25)
7   Ádám Decker (1984-02-29) February 29, 1984 (age 35) Guard R
8   Gergő Kovács (1995-09-02) September 2, 1995 (age 24)
9   Uroš Čučković (1990-04-25) April 25, 1990 (age 29) Guard R
10   Angelos Vlachopoulos (1991-09-28) September 28, 1991 (age 28) R
11   Krisztián Bedő (1993-05-04) May 4, 1993 (age 26) Centre Forward
12   Balázs Hárai (1987-04-05) April 5, 1987 (age 32) Centre Forward R
13   Barnabás Biros (1997-06-05) June 5, 1997 (age 22)
14   Boldizsár Csiszár (1997-03-03) March 3, 1997 (age 22) Goalkeeper
  Márton Magyar (1999-09-09) September 9, 1999 (age 20)

StaffEdit

Technical Staff
Chairman   Attila Bárány
Executive Director   dr. Gábor Seress
President of Society   dr. Ulrich Diller
Head Coach   Norbert Dabrowski
Assistant Coach   Márton Petrovai

Transfers (2017-18)Edit

Source: vizipolo.hu

Recent seasonsEdit

As of 18 May 2018.

Rankings in OB IEdit

P. 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
1 1 1 1
2 2 2 2 2 2 2
3 3 3 3 3
4 4 4
5 5 5
6 6
7 7 7 7 7 7 7
8 8 8 8
9 9 9 9 9 9 9
10 10
11 11

In European competitionEdit

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2005-06 LEN Cup Round of 16   Spartak Volgograd 12-8 8-9 20–17
Quarter-finals   Leonessa 10-8 7-10 17–18
2006-07 Euroleague Preliminary round
(Group C)
  Pro Recco 10-10 5-10 3rd
  Šturm 2002 14-13 11-11
  Vasas 8-7 6-12
2007-08 Euroleague elimination in Second qualifying round
2007-08 LEN Cup
  Finalist
Round of 16   CSM Oradea 14-9 12-14 26–23
Quarter-finals   Szeged 5-1 8-11 13–12
Semi-finals   Budva 11-9 9-9 20–18
Finals   Šturm 2002 6-8 7-12 13–20
2008-09 Euroleague Preliminary round
(Group D)
  Partizan 7-7 9-11 3rd
  Vasas 7-9 10-11
  Marseille 9-9 9-9
2009-10 Euroleague Preliminary round
(Group D)
  Pro Recco 7-11 8-8 2nd
  Šturm 2002 10-7 5-5
  Sintez Kazan 11-8 6-8
Quarter-final   Partizan 4-12 5-10 9–22
2010-11 Euroleague Preliminary round
(Group D)
  Jug Dubrovnik 9-10 10-15 4th
  Barceloneta 8-10 9-10
  Primorje Rijeka 6-11 4-7
2011-12 Champions League Preliminary round
(Group C)
  Partizan 12-8 6-9 4th
  Vasas 5-8 9-13
  Szeged 9-10 3-6
2012-13 Champions League Preliminary round
(Group A)
  Schuurman 13-4 17-6 3rd
  Vouliagmeni 10-9 8-11
  Spartak Volgograd 8-6 7-10
  Waspo Hannover 16-5 13-4
  Ligamus Tbilisi 27-5 12-4
Round of 16   Crvena zvezda 8-8 6-13 14–21
2013-14 Champions League Preliminary round
(Group A)
  Barceloneta 5-11 5-9 6th
  Jug Dubrovnik 8-10 11-16
  Olympiacos 12-11 5-13
  Primorje Rijeka 6-11 7-20
  Pro Recco 7-8 9-14
2014-15 Champions League
Fifth place
Preliminary round
(Group A)
  Barceloneta 11-6 7-7 2nd
  Brescia 10-5 7-3
  Olympiacos 10-9 6-8
  Pro Recco 4-12 9-11
  Radnički Kragujevac 7-6 11-12
Quarter-final (F6)   Jug Dubrovnik 8–10
5th-6th placement (F6)   Szolnok 8–7
2015-16 Champions League
Sixth place
Preliminary round
(Group A)
  Barceloneta 6-5 6-6 2nd
  Olympiacos 8-8 7-8
  Spandau 04 10-7 15-8
  Primorje Rijeka 12-12 7-8
  Jadran Herceg Novi 8-7 11-11
Quarter-final (F6)   Jug Dubrovnik 6–8
5th-6th placement (F6)   Barceloneta 6–10
2016-17 Champions League
Fourth place
Preliminary round
(Group A)
  Jug Dubrovnik 6-5 6-10 2nd
  Pro Recco 7-11 4-9
  Barceloneta 10-9 6-10
  Partizan 8-4 9-8
  Waspo Hannover 10-7 12-11
Quarter-final (F6)   Brescia 6–4
Semi-final (F6)   Szolnok 5–7
Bronze match (F6)   Pro Recco 6–15
2017-18 Champions League
Sixth place
Preliminary round
(Group B)
  Steaua București 12-9 8-3 2nd
  Sabadell 14-5 15-7
  Jadran Herceg Novi 8-4 4-4
  Alphen 15-4 14-4
  Pro Recco 4-6 6-14
  Spandau 04 8-4 9-10
  Szolnok 6-3 11-10
Quarter-final (F8)   Barceloneta 4–9
5th-8th semifinal (F8)   Spandau 04 10–6
5th-6th placement (F6)   Szolnok 6–10
2018-19 Champions League Preliminary round
(Group A)
  Pro Recco 7-16 7-17 6th
  Barceloneta 10-16 7-12
  Dynamo Moscow 12-10 13-15
  Steaua București 13-9 13-11
  Crvena zvezda 17-11 13-12
  Ferencváros 9-12 9-16
  Brescia 8-11 6-11
2019-20 Euro Cup Quarter-finals   Strasbourg 12-8 10-13 22–21 (p)
Semi-finals   Brescia - -

Notable former playersEdit

Olympic championsEdit

Former coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ZF-Eger: Itt a 2010-2011-es játékoskeret" (in Hungarian). Egri VK official website. 10 June 2010. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Férfi csapat". egrivizilabda.hu.

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