Nicknamed « Attouga » (born 15 November 1945 in Tunis) is a former Tunisian footballer. He was a goalkeeper and played for Club Africain and the Tunisian national team.
He played both matches for the Tunisian national team at the 1963 African Cup of Nations.
In a sixteen-years career, Sassi earned an impressive five league titles, eight cups, including three for Tunisia and the Maghreb. In 1972, he was goalkeeper for the African team at the mini-World Cup, hosted by Brazil.
The national team’s undisputed first-choice goalkeeper for many years, he missed Tunisia’s first World Cup appearance in 1978 through injury, and was replaced by Mokhtar Naili. Sassi earned a total of 116 international caps. He was awarded the African Football’s Silver Order of Merit by CAF.
After retiring he has worked as a General Manager for Club Africain.