Carlos Queiroz has hailed his players' fighting spirit after a battling performance in Bosnia-Herzegovina secured them a spot in South Africa.
France, Portugal, Slovenia and Greece were the teams left celebrating at the end of a dramatic evening of play-off action in the European Zone.
A second-half strike by Raul Meireles was enough to break Bosnian hearts and send 2006 semi-finalists Portugal through to the FIFA World Cup.
Bosnia-Herzegovina coach Miroslav Blazevic has said his team still have a real chance of advancing to the FIFA World Cup by beating Portugal.
FIFA.com caught up with Bosnian playmaker Zvjezdan Misimovic for an exclusive interview ahead of the key second leg clash with Portugal.
Bosnia-Herzegovina will go on the front foot against Portugal says coach Miroslav Blazevic as the nation attempts to qualify for its first FIFA World Cup.