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.
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.