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Szolnoki Vízilabda SC

Szolnoki Vízilabda Sport Club is a professional water polo team based Szolnok, Hungary. Founded in 1921, it plays in OB I, the top division championship in the country, which they won on nine occasions.

Szolnoki Vízilabda Sport Club
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Founded1921; 98 years ago (1921)
LeagueOB I
Based inSzolnok, Hungary
ArenaTiszaligeti Swimming Pool (capacity: 2000)
Colors         
PresidentZoltán Mohi
Head coachSándor Cseh
ManagerIstván Kovács
Websitevizilabda-szolnok.hu

The club produced several of the most successful Hungarian water polo players, including Olympic champions Ottó Boros, István Hasznos, Tivadar Kanizsa and European champion István Pintér.[1]

HonoursEdit

Domestic competitionsEdit

  Champions (9): 1954, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1964, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17
  Runners-up (6): 1963, 1970, 1986–87, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2017–18
  Third place (5): 1960, 1962, 1983, 1984–85, 1987–88
  Winners (6): 1966, 1968, 1985, 2014, 2016, 2017
  Finalist (4): 1954, 2012, 2013, 2015
  Winners (2): 2016, 2017

European competitionsEdit

Winners (1): 2016–17
Winners (1): 2017
Quarter-finalist (1): 2012–13

Current squadEdit

Season 2017–18[2]

Nat. Player Birth Date Position L/R
1   Viktor Nagy (1984-07-24) July 24, 1984 (age 35) Goalkeeper R
2     Živko Gocić (c) (1982-08-22) August 22, 1982 (age 37) Guard R
3   Bence Bátori (1991-12-28) December 28, 1991 (age 27) Wing R
4   Gergő Zalánki (1995-02-26) February 26, 1995 (age 24) Centre Back L
5   Zoltán Hangay (1988-10-17) October 17, 1988 (age 31) Wing
6   Tamás Mezei (1990-09-24) September 24, 1990 (age 29) Centre Forward L
7   Milan Aleksić (1986-05-13) May 13, 1986 (age 33) Guard L
8   Aaron Younger (1991-09-25) September 25, 1991 (age 28) Guard R
9   Andrija Prlainović (1988-04-28) April 28, 1988 (age 31) Centre Back / Wing R
10     Miloš Ćuk (1990-12-21) December 21, 1990 (age 28) Wing R
11   Gábor Kis (1982-09-27) September 27, 1982 (age 37) Centre Forward R
12   Bence Fülöp (1991-04-09) April 9, 1991 (age 28) Guard
13   Dávid Jansik (1991-02-28) February 28, 1991 (age 28) Guard
14   Gergely Kardos (1995-09-01) September 1, 1995 (age 24) Goalkeeper

StaffEdit

Technical Staff
Executive Director   Zoltán Mohi
Club Director   Tamás Hollóy
Technical Director   István Kovács
Head Coach   ifj. Cseh Sándor
Goalkeeping Coach   Zoltán Kósz
Fitness Trainer   Gergő Vincze

Transfers (2017-18)Edit

Source: vizipolo.hu

Recent seasonsEdit

As of 27 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
3 3 3 3
4 4 4
5 5 5 5
6 6 6
7 7 7 7
8 8 8
9 9 9 9 9 9 9
10 10 10 10 10
11 11 11
12 12

In European competitionEdit

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
1964-65 Champions Cup Semi-final round   CSKA Moscow 2-5 4th
  Dinamo București 3-5
  Dinamo Magdeburg 2-5
2011-12 Euro Cup Round of 16   Shturm Ruza 13-13 5-7 18–20
Quarter-finals   Sintez Kazan 11-7 6-5 17–12
Semi-finals   Sabadell 10-10 8-9 18–19
2012-13 Euro Cup Quarter-finals   Florentia 10-9 6-8 16–17
2013-14 Champions League elimination in Third qualifying round
2014-15 Champions League
Sixth place
Preliminary round
(Group B)
  Jug Dubrovnik 8-7 9-11 2nd
  Partizan 12-7 13-7
  Galatasaray 15-11 17-12
  Spandau 04 11-7 17-7
  Primorje Rijeka 13-12 7-9
Quarter-final (F6)   Barceloneta 9–10 (p)
5th-6th placement (F6)   Eger 7–8
2015-16 Champions League
  Third place
Preliminary round
(Group B)
  Pro Recco 12-11 11-14 2nd
  Partizan 12-9 14-9
  Jug Dubrovnik 13-10 9-10
  Galatasaray 16-7 14-7
  OSC 8-7 12-6
Quarter-final (F6)   Barceloneta 7–5
Semi-final (F6)   Olympiacos 7–8
Bronze match (F6)   Pro Recco 11–7
2016-17 Champions League
  Winner
Preliminary round
(Group A)
  Olympiacos 5-5 6-4 1st
  Spandau 04 12-7 12-8
  Olympic Nice 17-4 12-5
  OSC 10-8 9-8
  Brescia 8-4 10-9
Semi-final (F6)   Eger 7–5
Final (F6)   Jug Dubrovnik 10–5
2017-18 Champions League
Fifth place
Preliminary round
(Group B)
  Steaua București 15-3 17-9 3rd
  Eger 10-11 3-6
  Sabadell 14-4 16-5
  Jadran Herceg Novi 13-10 14-6
  Alphen 17-4 17-6
  Pro Recco 10-9 5-8
  Spandau 04 9-8 9-10
Quarter-final (F8)   Jug Dubrovnik 8–9
5th-8th semifinal (F8)   Brescia 8–7
5th-6th placement (F6)   Eger 10–6
2018-19 Champions League Preliminary round
(Group B)
  Olympiacos 9-9 10-11 4th
  Jug Dubrovnik 10-7 7-8
  Spandau 04 14-6 9-9
  Waspo Hannover 10-10 13-9
  HAVK Mladost 11-8 11-8
  Jadran Split 10-9 10-15
  Sport Management 6-6 5-7
2019-20 Champions League Preliminary round
(Group A)
  Barceloneta - -
  Olympiacos - -
  Jadran Herceg Novi - -
  Jadran Split - -
  Spandau 04 - -
  Jug Dubrovnik - -
  Sintez Kazan 13-10 -

Notable former playersEdit

Olympic championsEdit

Former coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dicsőségfal" (in Hungarian). Szolnoki Vízilabda SC official website. Retrieved 29 January 2012.
  2. ^ "A csapat". vizilabda-szolnok.hu.

External linksEdit