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June 27, 2020

New season got underway in Hungary

After water polo “woke up” in Croatia, the new season started in Hungary. The new season began with the encounters between KSI (Budapest) and Kanizsa (Nagykanizsa). […]
June 15, 2020

Filip Filipovic: I am coming to best national league in Europe

A few days after Filip Filipovic officially announced that he had signed a 1-year contract with Szolnok, Serbia’s captain started preparations with the new team. Today, […]
June 8, 2020

Denes Varga needs three-four months to recover after knee injury

Denes Varga, the 2019 Total Player, suffered a severe knee injury during training with the national team. He had surgery. Varga, Hungary’s, and Ferencvaros’s captain will […]
May 25, 2020

Slobodan Nikic retires and continues coaching career in Ferencvaros

The only water polo player who won three gold medals at the World Championships Slobodan Nikic decided to retire as a player. Nikic (37) was the […]
May 13, 2020

Olympic champion joins Vasas

A few weeks ago, Vasas signed contracts with a new title sponsor (A-Hid Zrt.) and a new coach Lajos Vas. Another big reinforcement arrived in the […]
May 12, 2020

Clubs in Hungary prepare for new season: Arrivals, departures, crisis…

The Hungarian Water Polo Federation canceled the national leagues yesterday. There is still a possibility of playing the Hungarian Cup this summer. Most of the clubs […]
May 11, 2020

Hungarian leagues canceled, national cup might be played during summer

The new champion won’t be declared in Hungary, as well as in Italy, France, and Spain. The Presidency of the Hungarian Water Polo Federation held a […]
May 5, 2020

OSC’s new sponsor wants only Hungarians in team

OSC Budapest was in big troubles, and the club’s future was very questionable after the former sponsor left the club unexpectedly early in April. Still, according […]
May 4, 2020

Tibor Benedek withdraws from professional water polo activities

Tibor Benedek, one of Hungary’s best players of all time and a former head coach of the national team, won’t work in water polo anymore. The […]
April 30, 2020

Daniel Varga becomes OSC’s head coach

OSC Budapest lost its main sponsor recently, but it seems that the current leader of the Hungarian Championships won’t be out of the circle of the […]
April 17, 2020

OSC’s former sponsor supports Vasas

Last week, OSC, the leader of the Hungarian League, lost its main sponsor  – the bridge construction company A-Hid Zrt. A few days ago, A-Hid Zrt. […]
April 15, 2020

President of Hungarian Water Polo Federation believes season can be completed

The Executive Board of the Hungarian Water Polo Federation (MVLSZ) will hold a meeting on May 11th to discuss if the national competitions, that are suspended […]
April 10, 2020

OSC Budapest has no main sponsor and faces uncertain future

OSC Budapest, the current leader of the Hungarian league and the 1st-placed team in Group B of the Champions League, faces an uncertain future. The club […]
April 9, 2020

Norbert Dabrowski leaves Eger and returns to BVSC

Norbert Dabrowski, who has been Eger’s head coach since 2014, will leave the club this summer to become a director of the Budapest-based club BVSC. Eger […]
March 14, 2020

Hungarian Water Polo Federation stops all competitions

The coronavirus spread stopped water polo competitions in Hungary, although it seemed that the leagues would be continued, but with restrictions because of the protection measures. […]
March 13, 2020

OSC Budapest keeps perfect record

Hungarian Government declared a state of emergency because of coronavirus, but the water polo competitions haven’t been stopped. Still, the games are closed for the spectators. […]
March 7, 2020

Honved earns point in thriller in Szolnok

The second part of the Hungarian League has started today. The teams are split into two new groups. The top eight teams will battle in the […]
March 5, 2020

Easy victories for OSC and Eger in postponed games

Two postponed matches of the 13th round of the Hungarian League (Group B) were played this evening. There were no surprises. OSC and Eger convincingly defeated […]
February 29, 2020

Ferencvaros edges out Szolnok and continues winning streak

The last, 14th round of the first half of the Hungarian Championship saw the clash between reigning and former European champion. Ferencvaros defeated Szolnok 11:10 and […]
February 26, 2020

Ferencvaros and Szolnok earn away wins, two derbies postponed in Hungary

The matches in Debrecen and Miskolc were in the spotlight on Day 13 of the Hungarian League. The visiting teams collected points in both games. Szolnok […]
February 15, 2020

Festival of goals in Hungary: Szolnok edges out Miskolc

The highlight of the 12th round of the Hungarian League was the encounter between Szolnok and Miskolc. The big rivals didn’t disappoint their fans. After a […]
February 8, 2020

Honved takes three points in Budapest derby

The group-leaders Ferencvaros and OSC continued their winning streaks in the Hungarian League with convincing victories. All other favorites recorded victories in the 11th round. Honved […]
February 1, 2020

Top four Hungarian teams start year with away wins

The celebration after winning the European gold still hasn’t been over in Hungary, but the European champions have no time to rest. The Hungarian League goes […]
December 8, 2019

Ferencvaros retains Hungarian Cup

Ferencvaros continued its series of trophies. The European and the Hungarian champion clinched the Hungarian Cup for the season 2019/20. This evening, in the final game, […]
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