El Kaabi put Morocco ahead again seven minutes into extra time with the easiest of his eight goals, tapping the ball into the net at the far post after Libya failed to clear a corner.
"We played a hard game with Sudan who are a good team and we survived 30 minutes with 10 men".
El Kaabi, arguably the outstanding player of this tournament, compounded a miserable night for the Eagles when their defence was again exposed in the 72nd minute and the CHAN top scorer was able to add to his tally with a side-footed effort.
It will be recalled that Yusuf on his part made history guiding Nigeria to her first ever final at the championshio.
"We were opposed to an organised selection that caused us a lot of problems".
"The fatigue of the Libyan players has done us a great service", he admitted.
"We're ready because it is going to be a big final for both sides and we're confident we can win the trophy".
In head-to-head statistics, Morocco and Nigeria have met in 12 official matches according to FIFA's database.
This is the first title of the Atlas Lions in this competition, succeeding Congo which won the Rwanda 2016 edition against Mali (3-0).
Some of the enthusiasts who spoke to newsmen in Enugu, yesterday said the players had surpassed their predecessors' achievement of third place finish.
"All the players were not exposed to global football and besides, they have no room in the squad used by the Nigerian coach to prosecute the 2018 World Cup qualifier, " Ezenwa said.
"President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) has been following with keen interest your campaign here, and the only way to compensate him for his support and encouragement is to go back home with the CHAN trophy". If we do the right things, why not!
The flow of the diversion changed in the second-half as Nigeria's Ifeanyi was sent off.
"But I think we have shown a lot of strong character in all our games - two games we came from behind".