Super Eagles’ defender, William Troost-Ekong has welcomed a baby boy his family after his girlfriend put to bed on Tuesday, reports.

The pair, who have been dating for about five years, made public the pregnancy prior to the FIFA World Cup in Russia as Ekong wished for a tournament baby.

The birth of the Ekong’s baby boy adds to the growing list of future Super Eagles’ stars following the birth of Elderson Echiejile’s son earlier in the year.