El CD Dénia He will fight to maintain the category and will try to improve the position achieved last season. It will not be easy since the dianenses have been framed in Group V, along with 13 other teams.
In this group, the team from the capital of Marina Alta will face the clubs of the La Safor region, Portuarios, Racing Rafelcofer, UD Tavernes and CF Gandía. To them are added the neighboring groups of the groguets, Pego CF, EE Pedreguer, CD Jávea and UD Calpe, plus the teams from the Marina Baixa region, Racing Benidorm, CD Benidorm and La Nucia CF "B". The group is completed by two teams from the capital, the CFI Alicante and the Universitat d'Alacant.
It is one of the most powerful groups in the category, where in addition to the two teams that played promotion playoffs last season, UE Tavernes and CFI Alicante, there are clubs that have been greatly strengthened for this season. Among the most direct rivals that CD Dénia has, is CF Gandía, who, after his merger with UE Gandía, has a very ambitious project led by former Valencia CF player Libero Parri.
Teams like Racing Benidorm and Atlético Benidorm will also have to be taken into account at the top. Although the best thing for dianenses fans is that they will be able to enjoy several regional derbies.
Much work remains for Manuel Esteban to try to get his team to the top. This season things seem to be much more even among the majority of templates with the exception of those mentioned above.