Boumsong added to France squad for friendly

PARIS - Olympique Lyon defender Jean-Alain Boumsong was called up to the France squad to face Argentina in a friendly game in Marseille on Wednesday, the French federation said on Sunday.

The FFF did not elaborate on the reasons for Boumsong's call-up.

Revised squad:

Goalkeepers: Steve Mandanda (Olympique Marseille), Hugo Lloris (Olympique Lyon), Cedric Carrasso (Toulouse).

Defenders: Eric Abidal (Barcelona), William Gallas (Arsenal), Philippe Mexes (AS Roma), Bacary Sagna (Arsenal), Gael Clichy (Arsenal), Julien Escude (Sevilla), Rod Fanni (Stade Rennes), Sebastien Squillaci (Sevilla), Jean-Alain Boumsong (Olympique Lyon).

Midfielders: Jeremy Toulalan (Olympique Lyon), Alou Diarra (Girondins Bordeaux), Lassana Diarra (Real Madrid), Samir Nasri (Arsenal), Yoann Gourcuff (Girondins Bordeaux)

Forwards: Thierry Henry (Barcelona), Karim Benzema (Olympique Lyon), Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich), Nicolas Anelka (Chelsea), Jimmy Briand (Stade Rennes)