CR Caála was founded on 24 June 1944 and competing in Angola's top level league, the Girabola.
The management of Recreativo da Caála dismissed on Monday [3 May] the Portuguese Victor Manuel as the coach of the football club. Also according to the same source, the team also sacked the assistant coach Jorge Prisca and Fernando Pereira, goalkeepers coach. 
Recreativo da Caála is one of the few clubs in Angola's top division to own a football stadium, the Estádio Mártires da Canhala. The former 3,000 capacity stadium has been rehabilitated and expanded to 10,000-seats. It's reinauguration took place on 6 October 2013.