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Photos: Wales stars rejoice in defeat as they qualify for Euro 2016

The likes of Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey were clearly delighted to book their place in France.

Wales are through to the European Championships in France next summer, although have to thank Walsall defender Jason Demtriou. He scored the winning goal against Israel for Cyprus that finally booked Wales' place at the tournament after an excellent qualifying campaign.

There is no doubt that Wales needed a little push over the finish line in their attempts to make it to France. Following a recent draw against Israel they were beaten 2-0 by Bosnia-Herzegovina last night - after failing to deal with two crosses.

After an initially annoyed reaction to the result the news filtered through the team that Cyprus had done them a massive favour in Jerusalem.

The result means that Wales are on their way to a major competition for the first time in several generations.

After the game Chris Coleman was unsure what was going on but he soon realised that Israel had lost and the celebrations soon began in Sarajevo.

The Wales players, including Gareth Bale and Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey.

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