Szolnoki Vízilabda SC

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Szolnoki Dózsa
Szolnoki Dózsa.jpg
Full nameSzolnoki Vízilabda Sport Club
Founded1921; 101 years ago (1921)
LeagueOrszágos Bajnokság I
Based inSzolnok, Hungary
ArenaVizilabda Aréna
(Capacity: 1,100)
ColorsBlue and white
   
PresidentZoltán Mohi
Head coachZoltán Hangay
ManagerIstván Kovács
Championships1 Champions League
1 Euro Cup
1 LEN Super Cup
10 Hungarian Championships
6 Hungarian Cups
2 Hungarian Super Cups
2021–22Országos Bajnokság I,
4th of 14
Websitevizilabda-szolnok.hu

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.

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]

Naming history[edit]

  • Szolnoki MÁV: (1921 – 1950)
  • Szolnoki Dózsa: (1950 – 1973)
  • Vízügy-Dózsa: (1973 – 1976)
  • Szolnoki Vízügy SE: (1977 – 1990/91)
  • Szolnoki Vízügy-RC Cola: (1991/92) - the first naming sponsor
  • Elektrosoft SE Szolnok: (1992/93 – 1993/94)
  • Szolnoki VSE: (1994/95 – 1995/96)
  • Szolnoki MTE: (1996/97 – 1997/98)
  • Szolnoki VSC: (1998/99 – 2005/06)
  • Szolnoki Főiskola VSC: (2006/07 – 2007/08)
  • Szolnoki Főiskola-KÖZGÉP: (2008/09 – 2010/11)
  • Szolnoki Dózsa-KÖZGÉP: (2011/12 – 2016/17)
  • Szolnoki Dózsa: (2017/18 – ... )

Honours[edit]

Domestic competitions[edit]

Gold medal blank.svg Champions (10): 1954, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1964, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2020–21
Silver medal blank.svg Runners-up (6): 1963, 1970, 1986–87, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2017–18
Bronze medal blank.svg Third place (6): 1960, 1962, 1983, 1984–85, 1987–88, 2018–19
Gold medal with cup.svg Winners (6): 1966, 1968, 1985, 2014, 2016, 2017
Silver medal with cup.svg Finalist (4): 1954, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2020
Gold medal with cup.svg Winners (2): 2016, 2017

European competitions[edit]

Winners (1): 2016–17
Winners (1): 2020–21
Quarter-finalist (1): 2012–13
Winners (1): 2017

Current squad[edit]

Season 2020–21[2]

Nat. Player Birth Date Position L/R
1 Hungary Viktor Nagy (1984-07-24) July 24, 1984 (age 38) Goalkeeper R
2 Hungary Dániel Angyal (1992-03-29) March 29, 1992 (age 30) Guard R
3 Hungary Bence Bátori (1991-12-28) December 28, 1991 (age 30) Wing R
5 Hungary Zoltán Hangay (1988-10-17) October 17, 1988 (age 34) Wing
6 Hungary Tamás Mezei (1990-09-24) September 24, 1990 (age 32) Centre Forward L
12 Hungary Bence Fülöp (1991-04-09) April 9, 1991 (age 31) Guard
13 Hungary Dávid Jansik (1991-02-28) February 28, 1991 (age 31) Guard
14 Hungary Gergely Kardos (1995-09-01) September 1, 1995 (age 27) Goalkeeper

Staff[edit]

Technical Staff
Executive Director Hungary Zoltán Mohi
Club Director Hungary Tamás Hollóy
Technical Director Hungary István Kovács
Head Coach Serbia Živko Gocić
Goalkeeping Coach
Fitness Trainer Hungary Gergő Vincze

Transfers (2017-18)[edit]

Source: vizipolo.hu

Recent seasons[edit]

As of 12 August 2022.
Season Tier League Pos. Domestic cup European competitions
1984–85 1 OB I 3rd Round of 16
1985–86 1 OB I 4th Champion
1986–87 1 OB I 2nd Quarterfinalist 2 Cup Winners' Cup
1987–88 1 OB I 3rd Round of 16
1988–89 1 OB I 4th Third place
1989–90 1 OB I 7th Round of 16
1990–91 1 OB I 9th Quarterfinalist
1991–92 1 OB I 5th Quarterfinalist
1992–93 1 OB I 8th
1993–94 1 OB I 5th
1994–95 1 OB I 10th
1995–96 1 OB I 9th
1996–97 1 OB I 9th
1997–98 1 OB I 7th
1998–99 1 OB I 8th
1999–00 1 OB I 9th
2000–01 1 OB I 11th
2001–02 1 OB I 10th Round of 16
2002–03 1 OB I 11th Quarterfinalist
2003–04 1 OB I 10th
2004–05 1 OB I 9th
2005–06 1 OB I 7th
2006–07 1 OB I 9th
2007–08 1 OB I 12th1
2008–09 1 OB I 10th
2009–10 1 OB I 6th Quarterfinalist
2010–11 1 OB I 5th Quarterfinalist
2011–12 1 OB I 6th Semifinalist 2 Euro Cup SF
2012–13 1 OB I 2nd Runner-up 2 Euro Cup QF
2013–14 1 OB I 2nd Runner-up 1 Champions League QR3
2014–15 1 OB I 1st Champion 1 Champions League 6th
2015–16 1 OB I 1st Runner-up 1 Champions League 3rd
2016–17 1 OB I 1st Champion 1 Champions League C
2017–18 1 OB I 2nd Champion LEN Super Cup C
1 Champions League 5th
2018–19 1 OB I 3rd Quarterfinalist 1 Champions League PR
2019–20 1 OB I 3rd2 Semifinalist 1 Champions League 2
2020–21 1 OB I 1st Runner-up 1 Champions League QR
2 Euro Cup C
2021–22 1 OB I 4th Runner-up LEN Super Cup F
1 Champions League QR3
2 Euro Cup QF
2022–23 1 OB I 2 Euro Cup
^1 Remained in the league due to the resignation of other teams to play in the league.
^2 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In European competition[edit]

Notable former players[edit]

Olympic champions[edit]

Former coaches[edit]

References[edit]

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

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