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Tunisia beat Ghana on penalties and now face Madagascar in the AFCON quarter-finals, but Naim Sliti admits there is still work to be done.
Madagascar coach Nicolas Dupuis wants the Indian Ocean islanders to "keep dreaming together" as the surprise team of this Africa Cup of Nations face Tunisia on Thursday for a spot in the semi-finals.
Before the Africa Cup of Nations kicked off in Egypt last month, Madagascar were best known for the tongue-twisting surnames of players such as Anicet Andrianantenaina and Charles Andriamahitsinoro.
Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar kept their remarkable run going on Sunday with a penalty shootout victory over the Democratic Republic of Congo after a 2-2 draw to secure a place in the quarter-finals.
First-time Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers Madagascar have DR Congo in their sights after topping Group B with an upset win over Nigeria.
Marco Ilaimaharitra of fairytale Africa Cup of Nations last-16 qualifiers Madagascar will miss the match against the Democratic Republic of Congo in Egypt on Sunday because of a suspension.
Madagascan President Andry Rajoelina has chartered a 480-seater plane to take football fans to Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations after the country unexpectedly qualified for the round of 16.
Madagascar's players came in for special praise as they reached the Africa Cup of Nations knockout stages on Sunday.
Africa Cup of Nations newcomers Madagascar pulled off a stunning upset of Nigeria on Sunday with a 2-0 win over the three-time former champions to clinch a place in the last 16.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr pledged to ring the changes for his team's final Africa Cup of Nations group game against surprise package Madagascar to stoke competition in the squad.
Guinea coach Paul Put is wary of Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar heading into Saturday's Group B clash.