The deciding African Nations Cup qualifier between Senegal and Ivory Coast in Dakar had to be abandoned amid chaotic scenes with home fans rioting as their team faced missing January's finals in South Africa.
Alan Pardew is confident Papiss Cisse will shrug off his Olympic disappointment to shine for Newcastle in the coming season.
Pierre Lechantre has been named as the new coach of Senegal.
Senegal booked the final place in the men's Olympic football tournament as they defeated Oman 2-0 in Coventry.
Oman goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi has confirmed his desire to play at this summer's Olympics in London should his nation beat Senegal in Monday's qualification play-off.
Amara Traore has been relieved of his duties as Senegal coach after the country's spectacular failure at the 2012 African Nations Cup.
Goals in either half from Khaled Korbi and Youssef Msakni gave Tunisia a 2-1 victory over Morocco in the Maghreb derby and an ideal start to their African Nations Cup campaign.
In-form Newcastle striker Demba Ba has been confirmed in the Senegal squad for next month's African Nations Cup.
Demba Ba hopes that Newcastle United fans will "understand" his absence when he represents Senegal at next year's Africa Cup of Nations.
Senegal secured their place in next year's African Nations Cup with a 2-0 win over DR Congo.