Little Rock, Arkansas - The Little Rock Rangers clinched the berth to the 2023 USL League Two playoffs for the first time in club history. Having missed out on the playoffs in the previous two seasons in USL play. It has been a five year gap since the last postseason appearance for the Rangers.
With one match to go, a home battle against LA Krewe, the Rangers sit at 8-2-1. Only dropping points to Texas United, the other Mid-South team to clinch a playoff berth; and an away trip to Mississippi Brilla. Brilla fought back to earn a point in their home finale of the 2023 season.
The Rangers join an elite group that has already qualified for the playoffs, especially in the Southern Conference. Joining the likes of Texas United, Asheville City, and AHFC Royals. Other teams that have qualified for the playoffs to watch out for include Fort Wayne FC, Monterey Bay II, Long Island Rough Riders, Flint City Bucks, Thunder Bay Chill, and Chicago City SC.
The League is set to announce the hosts for the playoff rounds within the next few days, as more teams qualify for playoffs.