Raymond Domenech has praised his France players for the spirit they showed in the 3-1 win over Austria, and urged them to take it into the play-offs.
Switzerland and Slovakia seized Europe's last two automatic berths in South Africa, while Portugal, Greece, Slovenia and Ukraine made the play-offs.
Goals from Karim Benzema, Thierry Henry and Andre-Pierre Gignac gave France a morale-boosting 3-1 win over Austria ahead of their forthcoming play-off.
Switzerland, Greece, Slovakia and Slovenia head into Wednesday's final qualifiers hoping to claim the two remaining direct tickets to South Africa.
Italy, Germany, Denmark and Serbia all sealed their places at South Africa 2010 with positive results during Saturday's nervy round of qualifiers.
Yoann Gourcuff will miss France's qualifiers against Faroe Islands and Austria through injury, but goalkeeper Nicolas Douchez has been called up.