Nemzeti Bajnokság I

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Nemzeti Bajnokság I
OTP Bank Liga logo.png
Founded1901
CountryHungary
ConfederationUEFA
Number of teams12
Level on pyramid1
Relegation toNemzeti Bajnokság II
Domestic cup(s)Magyar Kupa
International cup(s)UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa Conference League
Current championsFerencváros (32nd title)
(2020–21)
Most championshipsFerencváros (32 titles)
TV partnersList of broadcasters
WebsiteMagyar Labdarúgó Szövetség
2020–21 Nemzeti Bajnokság I

The Nemzeti Bajnokság (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈnɛmzɛti ˈbɒjnokʃaːɡ], "National Championship"), also known as NB I, is the top division of football in Hungary. The league is officially named OTP Bank Liga for sponsorship reasons.[1] The league is played between 12 teams. The champion qualifies for the UEFA Champions League first qualifying round, while the 2nd and 3rd place teams, along with the cup winner qualifies for the UEFA Europa Conference League first qualifying round. The bottom 2 teams are relegated to the Nemzeti Bajnokság II.

Champions[change | change source]

Club Titles Winning seasons
Ferencváros
32
1903, 1905, 1906–07, 1908–09, 1909–10, 1910–11, 1911–12, 1912–13, 1925–26, 1926–27, 1927–28, 1931–32, 1933–34, 1937–38, 1939–40, 1940–41, 1948–49, 1962–63, 1964, 1967, 1968, 1975–76, 1980–81, 1991–92, 1994–95, 1995–96, 2000–01, 2003–04, 2015–16, 2018–19, 2019–20, 2020–21
MTK Budapest
23
1904, 1907–08, 1903–14, 1916–17, 1917–18, 1918–19, 1919–20, 1920–21, 1921–22, 1922–23, 1923–24, 1924–25, 1928–29, 1935–36, 1936–37, 1951, 1953, 1957–58, 1986–87, 1996–97, 1998–99, 2002–03, 2007–08
Újpest
20
1929–30, 1930–31, 1932–33, 1934–35, 1938–39, 1945, 1945–46, 1946–47, 1959–60, 1969, 1970, 1970–71, 1971–72, 1972–73, 1973–74, 1974–75, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1989–90, 1997–98
Budapest Honvéd
14
1949–50 (I), 1950 (II), 1952, 1954, 1955, 1979–80, 1983–84, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1987–88, 1988–89, 1990–91, 1992–93, 2016–17
Debrecen
7
2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12, 2013–14
Vasas
6
1957, 1960–61, 1961–62, 1965, 1966, 1976–77
Győr *
4
1963, 1981–82, 1982–83, 2012–13
Csepel
4
1941–42, 1942–43, 1947–48, 1958–59
Fehérvár
3
2010–11, 2014–15, 2017–18
Budapesti TC dagger
2
1901, 1902
Vác
1
1993–94
Nagyvárad
1
1943–44
Dunaferr
1
1999–2000
Zalaegerszeg
1
2001–02

Notes:

  • † Dissolved before World War II
  • ‡ Team from Oradea, which is now located in Romania
  • * Includes Rába Vasas ETO Győr, Győri Vasas ETO

Top scorers[change | change source]

All time top scorers[change | change source]

As listed at RSSSF in July 2000.[2]

# Name Period Clubs Goals Matches Average
1. Imre Schlosser 1906–1928 FTC/MTK 411 301 1.33
2. Ferenc Szusza 1940–1961 Újpest 393 462 0.85
3. Gyula Zsengellér 1935–1947 Salgótarjáni BTC, Újpest 387 325 1.22
4. József Takács 1920–1940 Vasas Budapest, Ferencváros, Erszébet, Szürketaxi 360 355 1.01
5. Ferenc Puskás 1943–1956 Kispest-Honvéd 357 354 1.01
6. György Sárosi 1931–1948 Ferencváros 351 383 0.92
7. Gyula Szilágyi 1943–1960 Debrecen, Vasas 313 390 0.80
8. Ferenc Deák 1944–1954 Szentlőrinc, Ferencváros, Újpest 305 238 1.28
9. Ferenc Bene 1960–1978 Újpest 303 418 0.72
10. Géza Toldi 1928–1946 Ferencváros, Gamma-Budatok, Szegedi AK, MADISZ 271 324 0.84
11 Nandor Hidegkuti 1942–1958 MTK-Hungaria 265 381 0.70
12. Flórián Albert 1959–1974 Ferencváros 256 351 0.73

Top scorer in a season[change | change source]

Correct as of 2019–20.[3]

Once

Once

Twice

3 times

4 times

5 times

7 times

References[change | change source]

  1. "Az OTP Bank az NB I új névadó szponzora" [OTP Bank is the new title sponsor of NB I] (in Hungarian). 2011-06-23. Archived from the original on 2012-03-12. Retrieved 2020-12-13.
  2. "Hungary - All-Time Topscorers". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation.com. July 2000.
  3. "Hungary - Topscorers". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation.com. Retrieved 3 May 2021.

Other websites[change | change source]