Herve Renard has continued with his shrewd tactics making his team difficulty to beat and they went through the campaign without conceding a goal in 6 games to finish on 12 points, 4 ahead of Ivory Coast.
Renard with Patrice as his assistant guided Zambia to the first ever and only Africa Cup of Nations triumph in 2012.
The African line-up is now complete with Nigeria, Tunisia, Egypt and Senegal being the other teams from CAF.
Zambia again failed to reach the finals after finishing second behind Nigeria in the qualifying group.
Needing only a draw in the final game, the Frenchman who is assisted by Patrice Beaumelle went step further by beating a star studded Ivorian team 2 – 0.
The Atlas Lions return to the World Cup for the first time since 1998.
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