Babalola has had an extensive career within the BBL including spells at Mersey Tigers, Sheffield Sharks, Cheshire Phoenix, London Lions and Manchester Giants.
The Clemson graduate is looking forward to the next challenge in his career and stated: “I am excited to be joining Leeds Force. The team is starting a new chapter and I am happy to be a part of that. I am looking forward to a successful season in Leeds”
Babalola becomes Force’s 9th signing of the summer as they look to move on to an exciting new chapter in the club’s history.
Head Coach Mika Turunen is pleased to have Babalola signed up and said: “I am very happy to have signed Olu. He has a wealth of experience and plays the game with real power.
“Our frontcourt is looking strong and Force fans are in for a new high tempo team to support and together we go to the Play-Offs”
Babalola will shortly join his teammates, with his first outing in a Force jersey being on Sunday 10th September against Bradford Dragons at the Carnegie Sports Arena.
Tickets for this game will go on sale shortly through the club website.
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