Creating stability and restoring confidence in the Confederation of African Football will need to be balanced by some complex commercial decisions.
The African football landscape is eager to see if Patrice Motsepe can make a positive mark as its leader. But he faces many challenges in trying to fix African football.
The Algerian regime has long understood how to mobilise the national football team's victories for a political agenda.
FIFA’s six-month receivership in Africa has left a mark on African football.
The sheer number of top African footballers playing in foreign leagues is one of the most notable trends of the current Africa Cup of Nations tournament. It has an impact on the African game too.