3 January 2013

Zambia: Tika Musonda Rated Belgium's Future Star

TIKA Musonda, son of celebrated former Zambia midfield maestro, Charles Musonda, has been hailed as a star in the making for Belgium.

English Premiership Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany believes the Chelsea defender-cum-midfielder would be a great Belgian player in the near future and the Euopean country was waiting for him to mature and start featuring for the senior national team.

Tika's praises also came off veteran Queens Park Rangers manager, Harry Redknapp, who was asked by the popular The Sun Newspapers on whom he thought would be best young talent in 2013.

"Tika Musonda at Chelsea!," was his immediate response.

"You probably haven't heard of him yet but you will. He is a Belgian defender-cum-midfielder who is about to turn 19. And I hear he has got loads of potential. Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany tells me Belgium have very high hopes for this youngster,' he said.

Teenage Tika turns out for European champions Chelsea's youth team.

Tika is born to Zambian parents, who have opted that their three sons play for Belgium, where Charles Musonda has spent most of his life after moving from Mufulira Wanderers in 1986 to Cercle Brugge .

Tika, together with his two brothers play for European champion Chelsea with Lamisha in featuring in under-21 while a much loved Charly Jr is with the Chelsea under-16 side.

The three brothers acrimoniously moved from Belgium top side Anderleicht last summer.

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