Országos Bajnokság I (men's water polo)

OB I
Founded 1904
Country  Hungary
Confederation European Union LEN (Europe)
Number of teams 16
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to OB I/B
Domestic cup(s) Magyar Kupa
Szuperkupa
International cup(s) LEN Champions League
LEN Euro Cup
Current champions Ferencváros (22nd)
(2017–2018)
Most championships Újpest
(26 titles)
TV partners M4 Sport
Website waterpolo.hu
2018–19 Országos Bajnokság I

Országos Bajnokság I (English: Nationwide Championship I, commonly abbreviated OB I) is the highest level water polo league for men in Hungary, that is administered and supervised by the Hungarian Water Polo Federation. Since 2009, after signed a four-year sponsorship contract with telecommunications company Vodafone, the competition is officially known as Vodafone OB I.[1]

Current teams

The following 16 clubs compete in the OB I during the 2017–18 season:

OB I
Team City Pool Founded Colours
BVSC Budapest Szőnyi úti uszoda
1911
   
Debrecen Debrecen Debreceni Sportuszoda
2006
   
Eger Eger Bitskey Aladár uszoda
1910
   
Ferencváros Budapest Népligeti uszoda
1899
   
Kaposvár Kaposvár Kaposvári Városi Fürdő
1999
   
AVUS Szombathely Szombathelyi uszoda
2010
   
Miskolci VSC Miskolc Kemény Dénes Sportuszoda
1911
   
OSC Budapest Nyéki Imre uszoda
1957
   
PVSK Pécs Abay Nemes Oszkár Sportuszoda
1919
   
Racionet Honvéd Budapest Kőér utcai uszoda
1950
   
Szeged Szeged Szegedi Sportuszoda
1993
     
Szentes Szentes Szentesi uszoda
1934
   
Szolnok Szolnok Tiszaligeti uszoda
1921
   
Tatabánya Tatabánya Tatabányai Városi Sportuszoda
1910
   
UVSE Budapest Hajós Alfréd Sportuszoda
2008
   
Vasas Budapest Komjádi Béla Sportuszoda
1945
   

Title holders

Performances

By club

Club Winners Runners-up Third place Winning years
Újpest
26
Star*.svg Star*.svg
16
7
1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1941, 1942, 1945, 1946, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1955, 1960, 1967, 1986, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995
Ferencváros
23
Star*.svg Star*.svg
13
20
1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1925, 1927, 1944, 1953, 1956, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1968, 1988, 1990, 2000, 2018, 2019
Vasas
18
Star*.svg
18
5
1947, 1949, 1953, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1989, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
Szolnok
9
6
6
1954, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1964, 2015, 2016, 2017
BVSC
7
9
6
1966, 1985, 1987, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
OSC
7
6
4
1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1978
Bp. Honvéd
6
2
11
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Magyar Úszó Egylet
4
1
1
1906, 1907, 1908, 1909
III. Kerületi TVE
3
9
5
1923, 1924, 1928
Eger
3
6
6
2011, 2013, 2014
Magyar AC
2
6
9
1929, 1943
Balaton
2
1
-
1904, 1905
MAFC
1
4
-
1917
BSE
1
2
1
1940
Tungsram
1
1
1
1992
MTK Budapest
-
6
9
-
Postatakarékpénztár
-
1
-
-
Óbudai TE
-
1
-
-
Vörös Meteor
-
1
-
-
Szentes
-
1
-
-
Szeged
-
-
7
-
Budafok-Kistétény
-
-
1
-
Nemzeti SC
-
-
1
-
Bp. Spartacus
-
-
1
-

By counties

The following table lists the Hungarian water polo champions by counties of Hungary.

County (megye) Titles Winning Clubs
Budapest
99
600px Bianco e Viola (Bordato).png Újpest (26)
Verde e Bianco (Strisce)2.png Ferencváros (23)
Rosso e Blu2.png Vasas (18)
600px Blu e Giallo (Strisce)2.png BVSC (7)
Celeste e Bianco.png OSC (7)
600px Rosso e Nero2.png Honvéd (6)
Flag of None.svg Magyar ÚE (4)
Bianco e Blu.svg III. Kerületi TVE (3)
600px Blu e Giallo (Diagonale).png Magyar AC (2)
600px Rosso e Nero.svg MAFC (1)
BSE (1)
Blu e Rosso (Diagonale).png Tungsram (1)
Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok
9
Bianco e Blu (Strisce Orizzontali).svg Szolnok (9)
Heves
3
Blu e Giallo.png Eger (3)
Somogy
2
Flag of None.svg Balatoni UE (2)

Statistics

Seasons in the OB I

The number of seasons that each team (in alphabetical order) has played in the top division from 1904 until 2016–17. A total of ... teams had competed in at least one season at the top division. Ferencváros is the only teams to have played in the top division in every season since the league's inception in its modern form. The teams in Bold participate in the 2017–18 OB I.

Format

As we can see from the chart the number of teams in the Hungarian First Division changed a lot and continuously. The league started in 1904 with four teams and with the formation of teams the league expanded continuously. Currently, there are 16 teams in the first division.

Hungarian clubs in European competitions

Coppa dei campioni pallanuoto.svg Champions League Coppa LEN.svg Euro Cup Cup Winners' Cup (defunct)
C Winning year(s) RU SF C Winning year(s) RU SF C Winning year(s) RU SF
Celeste e Bianco.png Orvosegyetem 2 1973, 1979 2 1 0 0 0 0 1
Rosso e Blu2.png Vasas 2 1980, 1985 1 6 0 0 3 3 1986, 1995, 2002 1
600px Rosso e Nero2.png Honvéd 1 2004 3 0 0 0 1 0 1
600px Bianco e Viola (Bordato).png Újpest 1 1994 2 1 3 1993, 1997, 1999 0 0 0 0
Verde e Bianco (Strisce)2.png Ferencváros 1 2019 0 1 2 2017, 2018 2 1 4 1975, 1978, 1980, 1998 1
Bianco e Blu (Strisce Orizzontali).svg Szolnok 1 2017 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
600px Blu e Giallo (Strisce)2.png Budapesti VSC 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2
Bianco Nero Blu e Bianco.svg Szeged 0 0 0 1 2009 1 2 0 0 0
Blu e Giallo.png Eger 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Rosso e Bianco diagonale.png Debrecen 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
600px Bianco e Rosso con stella Rossa.png Bp. Spartacus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
TOTAL 8 title 9 10 6 title 4 9 7 title 7

See also

References

  1. ^ "Egy csapatban a legjobbak – Négyéves főtámogatói szerződést írt alá a Vodafone a Magyar Vízilabda Szövetséggel" (in Hungarian). Vodafone Official Website. 21 January 2009. Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 18 May 2011.

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