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Hedi Ben Rekhissa

Age: 26

one of Africa's most gifted soccer players; a fullback that scored many crucial goals for the Tunisian National Team; played for the Tunis club Esperance; had won just about every Tunisian and African title, including Arab Footballer of the Year in 1995; of convulsions after falling in the closing minutes of a match

Died: Tunisia, Jan. 4, 1997

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