The venue gets its name from the nickname of Bandung’s national hero "Otto Iskandar in Nata" (Starling of Harupat) who is well known for his role for the independence of Indonesia.
The construction of this venue was completed to coincide with the 364th anniversary of the Bandung Regency.
The Jalak Harupat Soreang Stadium is a multi-purpose stage, located in Soreang, Bandung Regency in West Java, Indonesia. It is often used for football matches. Since 2005, it has been serving as the home ground of Persikab Bandung and to Pelita Bandung Raya football club since 2013. The stadium has two covered grandstands along with an athletic track around the entire perimeter of the pitch, making it one of the finest stadiums in Indonesia. There are several commercial amenities present inside the venue. The construction of the stadium began in 2001 and took two years to complete, opening its gate for spectators in April2003. It underwent renovation in 2009. Currently, the arena is owned and operated by the Government of Bandung Regency.
The 2008 AFF Championship between Myanmar and Cambodia was hosted at this stadium.
In 2010, the venue was renovated to meet the standards set by the Asian Football Confederation.
There is a football field in the main area with grass cover so as to reduce the chances of any player of sustaining injuries.
Even though the venue was built in an athletic layout which met with the prevailing standards of an 8-lane track, the venue is solely used for football.
In 2008, it became one of the six venues selected for 2008 Asian Football Federation Championship (or Suzuki Cup).