Creating stability and restoring confidence in the Confederation of African Football will need to be balanced by some complex commercial decisions.
Ahmad Ahmad, president of the Confederation of African Football, was considered a shoo-in for a second term. But the entry of South Africa's Patrice Motsepe has brought new dynamics to the race.
FIFA’s six-month receivership in Africa has left a mark on African football.
The African Cup of Nations is the continent's premier soccer tournament - but it's not being broadcast on TV as usual. Behind the blackout is a tale of court rulings and sour deals.
Leadership is a major constraint to the development of Africa's most popular sport.