Yassine Chikhaoui scored a dramatic late winner to seal a 2-1 victory for Tunisia over Zambia in Africa Cup of Nations Group B.
Crystal Palace winger Yannick Bolasie earned DR Congo a 1-1 draw against Zambia after netting a second half equaliser.
Holders Nigeria failed to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after being held to a 2-2 draw by South Africa.
New Sochaux coach Herve Renard is relishing the challenge and believes he has joined a club that match his values.
Zambia missed a chance to pull four points clear in African World Cup qualifying Group D after Sudan earned a 1-1 draw.
Defending champions Zambia dropped out of the Africa Cup of Nations with a whimper as they drew 0-0 with Burkina Faso.