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Hungary national American football team

The Hungarian National American Football Team is the official American football senior national team of Hungary. They are organized by the Hungarian American Football Association (Magyar Amerikai Football Szövetség, MAFSZ). They get their players from teams of the Hungarian American Football League, mostly from Budapest Wolves (26), Budapest Cowbells (16) and Győr Sharks (6 participants).

Hungary Hungarian National American Football Team
NicknamesTeam Hungary
SportGridiron football
Founded2013
LeagueMAFSZ
DivisionIFAF Europe
StadiumHidegkuti Nándor Stadion, Budapest
Head coach
  • Hungary Vilmos Grátz
Uniforms
Websitewww.mafsz.org

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HistoryEdit

The Hungarian national team has been founded in 2013. The head coach was Lee Hlavka, the offensive coordinator was István Kovács and the defensive coordinator was Karim Trabelsi. They played their first game with Czech Republic in Budapest, where they lost (7–26). In 2015, they participated in the first round of the qualifying round for 2018 European Championship against Serbia in Voždovac Stadium, Belgrade (0–56).[1]

In 2016 Vilmos Grátz became the HC, the OC remained Kovács, the DC became László Pacuk. In 2016, they played 2 friendly games against Poland and Belgium.

In 2016, the under 19 team has been founded, they played their first friendly match against Slovakia.

MatchesEdit

Date Stadium Opponent Result Occasion
27 September 2015 Budapest, Építők Stadium (h)   Czech Republic 7–26 (0–2, 0–17, 7–7, 0–0) friendly
11 October 2015 Beograd, Voždovac Stadium (a)   Serbia 0–56 (0–14, 0–21, 0–14, 0–7) EC Qualification
24 September 2016 Székesfehérvár, First Field (h)   Poland 23–22 (3–3, 0–13, 0–0, 20–6)[2] friendly
29 October 2016 Székesfehérvár, First Field (h)   Belgium 17–20 (3–0, 0–6, 0–7, 14–7) friendly
16 September 2017 Budapest, Hidegkuti Stadium (h)   Slovakia 42–3 (0–0, 21–0, 7–0, 14–3)[3] friendly
23 September 2018 Bratislava, Dúbravka Stadium (a)   Slovakia 61–0 (30–0, 10–0, 7–0, 14–0) Three Nations Cup
14 October 2018 Budapest, Hidegkuti Stadium (h)   Czech Republic 23–15 (7–7, 10–8, 6–0, 0–0)[4] Three Nations Cup

RosterEdit

Squad for 2015 European Championship qualification:

Hungary National American Football Team roster
Quarterbacks
  • Bencsics Márk
  • Czirók Márton
  • Jordan Vasyl
  • Váry Tamás

Running Backs

  • Cseperkáló Péter
  • Danku Dávid
  • Kövecses Attila
  • Lenner Péter
  • Ratkovics András
  • Roják Richárd

Wide Receivers

  • Becs László
  • Elek Ádám
  • Gecser Máté
  • Kántor Bálint
  • Kocsis Péter
  • Lakatos Bence
  • Madarassy Kristóf
  • Rácz Balázs
  • Storcz András
  • Tokaji Péter
Offensive Linemen
  • Cseri Zoltán
  • Hartai Gábor
  • Horváth Péter
  • Kovács Ádám
  • Kovács Gábor
  • Menczel Dániel
  • Migály Gergő
  • Pethő Ferenc
  • Siklós Tamás
  • Sőrés László
  • Vághy Ádám

Defensive Linemen

  • Arató Miklós
  • Berzai Lajos
  • Biró Szabolcs
  • Borek Dávid
  • Csányi Balázs
  • Kovács Bence
  • Kovács Sándor
  • Krizsai Botond
  • Nedzelsky Max
  • Novák Gergely
  • Stadler Dániel
  • Szűcs Tibor
Linebackers
  • Ágota Balázs
  • Bánfi Mihály
  • Becs Péter
  • Harsányi Tamás
  • Mózes Dániel
  • Oláh Richárd
  • Paulenka László
  • Péter Csaba
  • Sap Remy
  • Törzsök Tamás
  • Varga Ferenc
  • Végh Imre

Defensive Backs

  • Deák Balázs
  • Demeter Ádám
  • Kárpáti Balázs
  • Mezei Márk
  • Nemes Nátán
  • Németh Márton
  • Sipos Norbert
  • Szakács Kristóf
  • Szobonya Bence
  • Venczel Tibor
Inactive List

Roster updated 2016-09-06

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Serbia Demolishes Hungary; Qualifies for Europe Group B".
  2. ^ Hungary records historic first ever international win
  3. ^ Hungary crushes Slovakia in friendly game
  4. ^ Team Hungary downs Czech Republic to capture Three Nations Cup

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