The Kings will be fighting for their Super 15 survival at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium against a Lions team determined to regain their place at the highest level.
“Elton brings an X-factor to the game that will suit the Lions because they play a running game. He could spark something for them,” Cooke warned.
Lions coach Johan Ackermann has opted to include all three of the players that recently returned from loan stints. The return of Jantjies, Franco van der Merwe and Martin Bezuidenhout has given the Lions a shot in the arm.