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Anikó Kovacsics
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Personal information
Born 29 August 1991 (1991-08-29) (age 30)
Nagyatád, Hungary
Nationality Hungarian
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club Ferencvárosi TC
Number 91
Youth career
Team
Berzence
Csurgói NKC
BerzenceNagyatádi NKK
Senior clubs
Years Team
2006–2016
Győri ETO KC
2016–
Ferencvárosi TC
National team 1
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–
Hungary 142 (310)
1 National team caps and goals correct
as of 12 July 2021

Anikó Kovacsics (born 29 August 1991) is a Hungarian handballer for Ferencvárosi TC and the Hungarian national team.

Started to play at the age of 10, she signed to Győri Audi ETO KC in 2006, where she quickly came through the ranks and became a regular member of the first team at a very young age. She is reputed as a possible successor of world-class playmaker and former teammate Anita Görbicz.

Kovacsics made her international debut on 22 September 2009 against Germany. She represented Hungary on five World Championship (2009, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019) and also participated on five European Championship (2010, 2012, 2014, 2018, 2020).

Anikó scored 15 goals against SG BBM Bietigheim in the 2018–19 Women's EHF Champions League season.

Achievements

  • Nemzeti Bajnokság I:
    • Winner: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2021
  • Magyar Kupa:
    • Winner: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • EHF Champions League:
    • Winner: 2013, 2014
    • Finalist: 2009, 2012, 2016
    • Semifinalist: 2010, 2011
  • Women's 19 European Championship:
    • Silver Medalist: 2009
  • European Championship:
    • Bronze Medalist: 2012

Individual awards

  • Hungarian Handballer of the Year: 2018
  • Hungarian Junior Handballer of the Year: 2009, 2010
  • Junior Prima Award: 2010
  • All-Star Team Best Centre Back of the EHF Champions League: 2015
  • All-Star Team Best Left Wing of the EHF Champions League: 2016

Personal life

She has two younger brothers, Péter and Ferenc, both of them are professional handball players.

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