The Northland flanker replaces Leicester's Steve Mafi in the back-row following the 22-13 win over the United States at Colwyn Bay last weekend.
Coach Mana Otai has retained former Glasgow Warriors number eight Viliami Ma'afu in the line-up.
Ma'afu joined the Warriors in February, but left in September, citing personal reasons and is currently looking for a new club.
London Irish prop Halani Aulika, Newcastle Falcons centre Suka Hufanga and Connacht wing Fetu'u Vainikolo are also in the team.
Mafi is among the replacements, along with Llanelli lock Sione Timani joins Mafi among the replacements as Tonga seek their second win of their European tour.
Tonga team: V Lilo, F Vainikolo, S Hufanga, S Piukala, W Helu, F Apikotoa, T Moa; A Taumalolo, E Taione, H Aulika, J Tu'ineau, T Lokotui, H T-Pole, N Latu (captain), V Ma'afu.
Replacements: I Ma'asi, T Mailau, K Sakalia, S Mafi, S Timani, V 'longi, E Paea, A Fatafehi.
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