Soproni Kosárlabda Club, commonly known as Soproni KC or Sopron, is a professional basketball team based in Sopron, Hungary.[2][3] The team competes in the Hungarian first tier Nemzeti Bajnokság I, and play their home games at the MKB Aréna Sopron, which has a capacity of 2,500.[1]

Soproni KC
Soproni KC logo
LeaguesNemzeti Bajnokság I/A
Founded1991; 33 years ago (1991)
HistorySoproni KC
(1991–1993)
Soproni Ászok KC
(1993–2005)
Soproni sÖrdögök
(2005–2009)
Soproni KC
(2009–present)
ArenaMKB Aréna Sopron
Capacity2,500[1]
LocationSopron, Hungary
Team colorsBlue, white
     
Head coachGašper Potočnik
Team captainMárton Molnár
Websitehttps://sopronkc.hu/

Honours

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Domestic competitions

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Nemzeti Bajnokság I/A (National Championship of Hungary)

Magyar Kupa (National Cup of Hungary)

  •   Finalist (2): 2014, 2023


Season by season

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Season Tier League Pos. Domestic cup European competitions
1991–92 1 NB I/A 8th
1992–93 1 NB I/A 9th
1993–94 1 NB I/A 4th
1994–95 1 NB I/A 9th
1995–96 1 NB I/A 9th
1996–97 1 NB I/A 14th
1997–98 2 NB I/B 1st
1998–99 1 NB I/A 6th
1999–00 1 NB I/A 8th
2000–01 1 NB I/A 13th
2001–02 2 NB I/B 1st
2002–03 1 NB I/A 12th
2003–04 1 NB I/A 14th
2004–05 2 NB I/B 1st
2005–06 1 NB I/A 9th
2006–07 1 NB I/A 12th
2007–08 1 NB I/A 9th
2008–09 1 NB I/A 8th
2009–10 1 NB I/A 8th Fourth place
2010–11 1 NB I/A 9th Third place
2011–12 1 NB I/A 8th
2012–13 1 NB I/A 9th
2013–14 1 NB I/A 3rd Runner-up
2014–15 1 NB I/A 4th Fourth place
2015–16 1 NB I/A 6th Third place 3 FIBA Europe Cup RS 1–5
2016–17 1 NB I/A 10th did not qualify 4 FIBA Europe Cup RS 2–4
2017–18 1 NB I/A 13th did not qualify
2018–19 1 NB I/A 8th did not qualify
2019–20 1 NB I/A 11th1 Cancalled1
2020–21 1 NB I/A 8th did not qualify
2021–22 1 NB I/A 6th did not qualify
2022–23 1 NB I/A 8th Runner-up
2023-24 1 NB I/A 7th did not qualify
^1 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Hungary.

Current roster

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Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA-sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationalities not displayed.

Soproni KC roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
G 4   Bősze, Gergő 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 17 – (2006-11-16)16 November 2006
G 5   Csendes, Péter 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 20 – (2004-01-08)8 January 2004
F/C 6   Molnár, Márton 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 30 – (1994-01-07)7 January 1994
G 7   Meszlényi, Róbert 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 20 – (2004-04-29)29 April 2004
F 9   Keller, Bendegúz 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 18 – (2006-05-28)28 May 2006
G/F 10   Griffin, Dayon 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 28 – (1995-12-21)21 December 1995
G 11   Nichols, David 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 28 – (1996-03-26)26 March 1996
F 13   Polster, Attila 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 23 – (2000-08-17)17 August 2000
F 15   Sitku, Márton 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 23 – (2000-08-29)29 August 2000
C 16   Schöll, Richárd 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 22 – (2002-06-19)19 June 2002
G 20   Fazekas, Csaba 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 24 – (1999-08-20)20 August 1999
C 21   Sidibé, Amadou 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 29 – (1995-05-25)25 May 1995
F/C 27   da Silva, Tulio 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 28 – (1996-07-03)3 July 1996
G 32   Mathis, Anthony 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 27 – (1996-11-23)23 November 1996
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  •   Szabolcs Baksa

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: 2 February 2024

Depth chart

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Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Márton Molnár Amadou Sidibé
PF Tulio da Silva Márton Sitku Richárd Schöll
SF Dayon Griffin Attila Polster Bendegúz Keller
SG Róbert Meszlényi Anthony Mathis Csaba Fazekas
PG David Nichols Péter Csendes Gergő Bősze

Notable former players

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References

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  1. ^ a b "Take me to Hungary! – Hungarian bid for Eurobasket Women 2015" (PDF). Hungarian Basketball Federation. Retrieved 18 December 2011.
  2. ^ "Sopron KC basketball, News, Roster, Rumors, Stats, Awards, Transactions, Details-eurobasket".
  3. ^ "Sopron KC News, Rumors, Roster, Stats, Awards, Transactions, Depth Charts, Forums - RealGM".