France's preparations for the FIFA World Cup suffered a reality check on Sunday as they came from behind to snatch a 1-1 draw against Tunisia.
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Cameroon made it five from five for FIFA World Cup qualifiers in the Africa Cup of Nations last eight, but not without help from surprising Zambia.
Cameroon came from behind to defeat Zambia 3-2, while Tunisia and Gabon drew to leave all four teams with a way through at the Cup of Nations.
Tunisia have sacked coach Humberto Coelho after their failure to qualify for South Africa 2010 with Faouzi Benzarti named as Coelho's replacement.
The Indomitable Lions and the Super Eagles booked their places at South Africa 2010, while Egypt and Algeria face play-off on Wednesday.